What does Rennie mean?
Rennie /ren-nie/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Rennie). Rennie's roots are Latin and French, and the meaning of the name Rennie is "reborn". Rennie is an alternate form of Renata (Latin) with the suffix -ie. Rennie is also a variant of Rene: short transcription of Irene (Greek) "peace". Rennie is also used as a form of Renee (French).
How popular is Rennie?
Rennie is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#8185 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rennie and related names. Prominent related forms of Rennie (outside Top 1000) are Renae, Renata (#659 2 years ago), Rene, Renee (#962) and Renita. Usage of these forms of Rennie was more pronounced during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4722%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.0758%, ▼83.9%). Renee has historically been a favorite of parents, though Renata is now the preferred form, while Renae, Rene, Renee and Renita have lost favor. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Rennie is pronounced similarly to Rawnie, Ronnee, Ronni and Ronnie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Bennie▼, Dennie, Gennie, Hennie, Jennie▼, Pennie▼, Reanne, Reene, Reine, Remie and Ryenne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rennie.