What does Renate mean?
Renate /re-nate/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Renate means "reborn". Renate is a version of Renata (Latin). Rent is a conventional last name.
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)
Prominent related forms of Renate (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 are Renae, Renata (#659 last year), Rene, Renee (#962) and Renita. Forms like Rennae are uncommon. 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)