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What does Rene mean?

Rene \r(e)-ne\ as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Rene). Short form of Irene (Greek) "peace". Also used as an independent name, mainly since the early 20th century.


Rene has 3 variants: Reney, Renie and Rennie.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Renata and Renee.

Rene has 26 more related variations via Irene: Aireen, Airina, Arina, Eireen, Eiren, Eirena, Eirene, Erena, Erene, Ira, Irayna, Ireen, Iren, Irena, Irenea, Irenee, Irenka, Iriana, Irina, Irine, Iryna, Orina, Oryna, Rena, Rina and Yarina.

Rene has 1 masculine form: Ren.


Rene is a very popular first name for women (#674 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#12967 out of 88799, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Rene for girls. Rene was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #330 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rene name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Rene and associated names. Prominent related forms of Rene ranked in the Top 1000 are Ira, Irena, Irene (#668 last year), Rena, Renata (#659) and Renee (#962). This girl name reached the top of its popularity during the years 1960-1969 and is now much less popular, with the forms Ira, Irene, Rena, Rene and Renee becoming somewhat outmoded. Renata (#659) is the most trendy baby name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ira, Irena, Irene, Rena, Renata, Rene, Renee in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rene is alike in pronunciation to Rana, Ranae, Ranee, Rani, Reena, Reina, Renae, Renay, Renaye, Rennae, Renny, Reyna, Reyney, Rona, Ronae, Ronee, Roni and Rrenae. Other recommended similar baby names are Dene, Gene, Lene, Raene, Raine, Rayne, Reanne, Ree, Reene, Reine, Remi, Remie, Remy, Renne, Riane, Ryane, Ryen, Ryenne and Rynn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rene.