Reese is the Anglicized form of Rhys, which was first used in the Welsh language. Rhys was a popular Welsh surname and was also the name of many Welsh rulers. The name Reese is generally understood to mean "passionate," "enthusiastic," and "dedicated." Although Reese is typically considered to be a unisex name, it is used primarily for girls and the name has rapidly increased in popularity in recent years within the United States.
Similar Names: Reece, Rees
Famous Reese Names: Reese Witherspoon (actress), Reese Diggs (baseball player)