First name origin & meaning:
Old Welsh: Enthusiastic
First name variations: Riece, Reace, Rice, Rhys, Rhett, Rett, Reece
Last name origins & meanings:
- Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Razo, a
derivative of compound names with the first element rād
- German: from an old field name, ros,
ras, meaning ‘swamp’. There is a stream called Rase near
Göttingen, which may also be a source of the surname.
- German: from a short form of the personal name Erasmus (see
Rasmus), or from a short form of a Slavic personal name with
the first element rad. Compare Rasch 2.
- South German
(Räse): variant of Rass or Räss (see
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