Reiss name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Reiss mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Reiss

User Submitted Origins

Aztec (Nahuatl)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Wisconsin, U.S., the name Reiss is of German origin and means "Reis- Old High German word for 'twig' or 'branch'".
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Reiss means "Dealer of rice" and is of German origin.
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Notable Persons Named Reiss

Notable Persons Named Reiss

Reiss Beckford

Reiss was born on February 17th, 1992 in London Borough of Enfield.

Reiss Nelson

Reiss Nelson is an athlete for the Arsenal F.C. Academy.

Reiss Powell

Reiss Powell is a sports team member for the Greenwich Borough F.C.

Reiss Greenidge

Reiss Greenidge is a sports team member for the Ebbsfleet United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Reiss

Notable Persons With the Last Name Reiss

Mike Reiss

Mike Reiss is a screenwriting. He was most active from 1983 to present. Mike was born on September 15th, 1959 in Bristol, Connecticut.

Dani Reiss

Dani Reiss is a president, ceo of canada goose inc., canada goose (clothing), and ceo ofcanada goose inc. Dani was born on November 7th, 1973.

Katharina Reiss

Katharina was born on April 17th, 1923.

Rodolphe Archibald Reiss

Rodolphe Archibald Reiss was a scientist in the fields of chemistry, photography, and forensic science. Rodolphe was given the name Archibald Rudolph Reiss on July 8th, 1875 in Hausach. He passed away on August 7th, 1929.

Steven Reiss

Steven was born in 1947.

Mitchell Reiss

Mitchell Reiss is a U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland and United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland. Mitchell was born on June 12th, 1957.

  • Tom Reiss
  • Jon Reiss
  • Dorit Rubinstein Reiss
    Professor of Law
  • Piotr Reiss
    Soccer Player
  • Ira Reiss
  • Ernst Reiss
  • Albert Reiss
  • Wilhelm Reiss
  • Manya Reiss
  • Francis R. Reiss
  • Helge Reiss
  • Andris Reiss

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reiss U.S.
  White 94.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reiss

People with the last name Reiss are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Reiss

  • How Popular is the name Reiss? Reiss is the 25,421st most popular name of all time. As a last name Reiss was the 4,815th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reiss have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 237 babies born with the first name Reiss in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reiss to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reiss? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Reiss first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reiss is Monday, October 17th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Reiss born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reiss was in 1999 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Reiss: The name spelled backwards is Ssier. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Srsei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reiss? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,334 people with the last name Reiss.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reiss? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Reiss as their last name.
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