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pinWhat does Renee mean?

Renee /re-nee/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ren-NAY. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Renee is "reborn".

Renée is the French form of Renata, more common in modern times. Ren- is also used as a prefix with various endings to create new names. Tennis celebrity Renee Richards; actresses Renee Russo, Renée Zellweger.


Renee has 19 variants: Ranae, Ranay, Ranee, Renae, Renata, Renay, Renaye, Rene, Reneisha, Renell, Renelle, Renie, Renisha, Renita, Renne, Rennie, Renny, Rhianaye and Rrenae.

Affiliated girl names: Renske and Shanae.

Renee has 7 more relations via Renata: Renate, Renetta, Renette, Renisa, Renise, Rennae and Rennay.

Kreatif forms: Reenee, Reree. [more]

pinHow popular is Renee?

Renee is a very prominent first name for females (#182 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#64008 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Renee for girls. Renee entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #74 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #962 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Renee and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Renee (#962 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Renata (#659 the previous year), Shanae, Renita, Rene and Renae. Forms like Renetta are uncommon. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3935%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.0632%, down 83.9%), with the versions Renee, Renae, Rene, Renita and Shanae falling out of style. Renata (#659) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Renee, Renae, Renata, Rene, Renita, Shanae in U.S.

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

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Renee is alike in pronunciation to Rainee, Raynee, Rena, Reney, Reyney, Ronae, Ronee and Ronnee. Other recommended similar baby names are Jenee, Penee, Raene, Ramee, Reanne, Reene, Reine, Remie and Ryenne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Renee.