Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh, English
Pronounced Pron. REES

Meaning & History

Means "enthusiasm" in Welsh. Several Welsh rulers have borne this name, including the 12th-century Rhys ap Gruffydd who fought against the invading Normans.

Related Names

VariantsReece, Rees, Reese(Welsh) Reese(English)
Surname DescendantsPrice, Pryce, Reece, Rees, Reese, Rice(Welsh)


People think this name is

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Entry updated February 28, 2019