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What does Renate mean?

Renate Pronunciation of Renate [re-nate] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Renate means "reborn". Renate is a version of Renata (Latin).


Renate has 2 variants: Renetta and Renita.

13 more relations via Renata: Ranae, Ranay, Renae, Rene, Renee, Renelle, Renette, Renie, Renisa, Renise, Rennae, Rennay and Rennie.

Creative forms:
(female) Ranate, Rinate, ..

(male) Renady, Renare, ..

Middle name pairings:
Renate Journee (R.J.), ..

How popular is Renate?

Renate is a very prominent first name for women (#1382 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Renate entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1735 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renate name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Renate outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Renate ranked in the Top 2000 are Ranae, Renae, Renata (#636 last year), Rene, Renee (#1086), Renetta, Renita and Rennie. Other forms, like Ranay, are uncommon. These relations of Renate were popular with parents in the 1960s (median #1091) and have become much less widespread since (#1746, 90%), with versions like Rene becoming less trendy. Renata is the most fashionable baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renate, Ranae, Renae, Renata, Rene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renee, Renetta, Renita, Rennie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Renate and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Renate is alike in pronunciation to Ranita, Reneeta and Renyta. Other recommended names are Beate, Bente, Cate, Denae, Genae, Genette, Gerte, Jenae, Jenette, Jette, Kate, Lenae, Lenette, Mette, Ninete (see Nina), Raenah, Randee, Randie, Ranice, Ranit, Ranite, Ranith, Read, Reade, Reanne, Reatha, Reba, Reda, Ree, Reeanne, Reene, Reeta, Reggie, Reina, Reinette, Rejine, Remie, Rena, Renay, Renaye, Renell, Reney, Renilde, Renne, Renny, Renske, Reta, Reva, Rexana, Rexanne, Rexine, Reya, Reyna, Rhiane, Riane, Rinah, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Ronette, Ronnee, Ronnie, Rosae, Roxane, Royale, Rrenae (see Renee), Ryane, Ryenne, Ryette, Tate, Unite and Yette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Renate.

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