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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Reid, Thomas Reidnoun

    Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796)


  1. Reidnoun

    transferred from the surname.


  1. Reid

    Reid is a surname of Scottish origin. It means "red".


  1. reid

    Reid is primarily a surname of Scottish origin which means "red". It is also used as a first name. Its origin refers to a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion. It may also be a form of the term "read" indicating someone who works as a reader or clerk. The exact definition varies based on the cultural and geographical context in which it is being used.

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  1. REID

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. REID

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Reid is ranked #275 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Reid surname appeared 111,360 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 38 would have the surname Reid.

    59.8% or 66,627 total occurrences were White.
    34.1% or 37,974 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 2,918 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 2,539 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 679 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 624 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. dire

  2. ired

  3. ride

  4. dier

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Reid in a Sentence

  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    I think the president is concentrating truly, and I give him credit for this, on a smooth transition, his party is losing its mind. You have Harry Reid giving out these unbelievable statements... You've got the president setting a different example.

  2. The House member:

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid could n’t come up with anything, except ‘ I want you to lose, ’ whether Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid wants me to win or Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid wants me to lose, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid should n’t lie about me.

  3. Bill Maher:

    I dont know if this stuff works, but it might, i am feeling less confident about this -- maybe its just their convention bump got to me, but Im feeling less confident than I was a month ago. Bill Maher RESPONDS TO DONALD TRUMPS CRITICAL TWEET ABOUT Bill Maher TV SHOW, APPEARANCE : REALLY ? MSNBC host Joy Reid agreed that the GOP convention was a.

  4. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval:

    Earlier today, I notified the White House that I do not wish to be considered at this time for possible nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States, i have also spoken to Senators (Harry) Reid, (Dean) Heller and (Mitch) McConnell and expressed the same desire to them. The notion of being considered for a seat on the highest court in the land is beyond humbling and I am incredibly grateful to have been mentioned.

  5. Pearson Cross:

    This election has not been about Bill Cassidy, this election has been about the negative press that the President has gotten and the ability of Bill Cassidy to tie Barack Obama and( Senate Majority Leader) Harry Reid to Mary Landrieu. In this final act Saturday, the Louisiana race will test the limits of the vaunted Mary Landrieu turnout operation, particularly in Orleans Parish, which has been the family stronghold for generations. After Hurricane Katrina, Mary Landrieu operatives were vigilant about maintaining their voter data — scrubbing their voter files to make sure addresses and phone numbers were up to date after each purge of voters who had moved out of state by the Secretary of State's office. Landrieu's campaign also partnered with the Democratic Party to register scores of new voters across the state this year, focusing particularly on ushering new black voters into the party. In Saturday's election, it is hard to underestimate the importance of Landrieu's turnout operation in Orleans Parish, which encompasses the city of New Orleans.

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