What does Renate mean?
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)
Prominent related forms of Renate (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Renae, Renata (#659 last year), Rene, Renee (#962) and Renita. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4722%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0758%, down 83.9%), with the versions Renae, Rene, Renee and Renita becoming less trendy. Renata (#659) is the most fashionable baby name here. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Renate and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)