Reise comes from a Yiddish background that means "trip" or "journey", " fiery ", " ardor ", " enthusiasm ", or " zealous'. It is a gender-neutral name from Welsh and Latin roots used in Yiddish. The name has other variants, like Reese in English and Rhys in Welsh. Reise is also a Yiddish variant of the name Rose. The name is also used as a surname. In German, it is a name for a well-traveled person. German variants include Reis and Reise. Notable persons with the name include Jay Reise, who is an American composer. Some of Jay Reise's works include orchestras like 'The Selfish Giant', and 'Symphony Of Voices'.