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What does Renay mean?

Renay Pronunciation of Renay [re-nay] as a girls' name has its root in French, and the name Renay means "reborn". Renay is a version of Renee (French).


Renay has 11 variants: Ranae, Ranay, Ranee, Renae, Renaye, Rene, Renie, Rennie, Renny, Rhianaye and Rrenae.

4 more related forms via Renee: Renata, Renell, Renita and Renne.

Creative forms:
(female) Renah, Rinay, ..

(male) Redan, Redy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Renay Dora (R.D.), ..

How popular is Renay?

Renay is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3773 out of 4276, Top 88%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Renay entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1408 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ranae, Ranee, Renae, Renata (#636 last year), Rene, Renee (#1086), Renita and Rennie are the prominent variation forms of Renay. These relations of Renay reached the top of their popularity 55 years ago (adoption of 0.31%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.03%, 90%), with versions like Rene becoming less stylish. Renata is the most trendy name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renay, Ranae, Ranee, Renae, Renata in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Renay is pronounced similarly to Raenah, Rainah, Rainey, Rani, Ranna, Rayney, Reanna, Reannah, Rena, Reney, Rennae, Reyna, Riana, Rina, Rinah, Riona, Roana, Rona, Ronay, Ronee, Ronna, Ronney, Ronni, Ronny and Ryana. Other suggested similar names are Chenay, Danay, Denay, Dinay, Janay, Jeanay, Jenay, Jennay, Jonay, Monay, Randy, Ray, Rea, Read, Reba, Reda, Regan, Remmy, Remy, Renate, Reta, Reva, Rey, Reya, Reza, Rosay and Vevay. These names tend to be less commonly used than Renay.

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