Reach Family History
Reach Name Meaning
Scottish: nickname for someone with streaks of gray or white hair from Gaelic riabhach ‘brindled grayish’. English and Scottish: habitational name from either of two places called Reach in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire recorded as Reche in medieval documents from Old English rǣc ‘raised strip of land or other linear feature’ (in the case of the Cambridgeshire name specifically referring to Devil's Dyke a post-Roman earthwork). In some instances the name may be topographic denoting residence by such a feature from Middle English reche.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022