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pinWhat does Rene mean?

Rene /rene/ 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.

Affiliated girl names: Renata and Renee.

Rene has 10 more relations via Irene: Eirene, Erena, Erene, Iren, Irena, Irenea, Irenee, Irine, Rena and Rina.

Rene has 1 masculine form: Ren.

Kreatif forms: Reni, Ruine, Rune. [more]

pinHow popular is Rene?

Rene is a very popular first name for women (#674 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#12942 out of 150436, Top 9%). (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 Irena, Irene (#668 from recent data), Rena, Renata (#659) and Renee (#962). Other forms, like Erene, are uncommon. These forms of Rene reached the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.49%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.12%, down 76%), with the forms Irene, Rena, Rene and Renee becoming less stylish. Irene is the all-time favorite, though Renata has grown popular as well. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Rene is alike in pronunciation to Raeanna, Raenah, Raina, Rainah, Rainee, Rainey, Rainy, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Ranee, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rawnie, Rayana, Rayna, Raynee, Rayney, Rayona, Reanna, Reannah, Reena, Reina, Renae, Renay, Renaye, Rennae, Rennay, Renny, Reyna, Reyney, Rheanna, Rhiana, Rhona, Rhowena, Riana, Rianna, Rinah, Riona, Rionna, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Ronee, Roni, Ronna, Ronnee, Ronney, Ronni, Ronnie, Ronny, Roweena, Roweina, Rowena, Rowenna, Rowina, Rrenae, Ryana and Ryanna. Other recommended similar baby names are Dene, Gene, Lene, Raeann, Raeanne, Raene, Rain, Raine, Rama, Ramee, Ramie, Rayne, Reanne, Ree, Reeanne, Reene, Reine, Remi, Remie, Remmy, Remy, Renne, Rheanne, Rhemy, Rhiane, Rian, Riane, Riann, Rianne, Rima, Roanne, Roma, Romea, Romi, Romney, Romy, Rowen, Ryan, Ryane, Ryann, Ryanne, Ryen, Ryenne and Rynn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rene.