Reverie name meaning

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in 2010

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

Origin and Meaning of Reverie

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  1. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Reverie is of French origin and means "Dream or daydream".
  2. A submission from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Reverie means "Dream, daydream" and is of French origin.
  3. 3 people from the United States and Canada agree the name Reverie is of French origin and means "Daydream".
  4. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Reverie is of French origin and means "Rejoice; daydream; muse".
  5. According to a user from Canada, the name Reverie is of French origin and means "English word name derived from the French term reverie, meaning 'to dream' or 'to wander'".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream."Rapt in nameless reveries." [Tennyson.]"When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it." [Locke.]
  2. An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision.(R)"There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds]." [Addison.]

Etymology: F. réverie, fr. rêver to dream, rave, be light-headed. Cf. Rave

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An abstracted state of absorption
  2. Absentminded dreaming while awake

From French rêverie

  1. A state of dreaming while awake; a loose or irregular train of thought; musing or meditation; daydream. [1657]
  2. An extravagant conceit of the imagination; a vision.

From Middle French reverie (“revelry, drunkenness”), from Old French resverie, from resver (“to dream, to rave”), of uncertain origin. Compare rave.

  1. (archaic) A caper, a frolic; merriment. [mid 14th Century]

    reverie was also found in the following language(s): Old French and Romanian

    Fun Facts about the name Reverie

  1. How Popular is the name Reverie? Reverie is the 31,938th most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Reverie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 148 babies born with the first name Reverie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reverie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Reverie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2010 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Reverie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reverie is Thursday, October 4th, 1883.
  5. What year had the most people named Reverie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reverie was in 2019 with a total of 28 babies.
  6. Random Reverie Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reverie is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2019.
  7. Weird things about the name Reverie: The name spelled backwards is Eirever. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vreerei. How do you pronounce that?
  8. Reverie name meaning

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