What does Renard mean?
Renard /re-nard/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Renard's name origins are Old German and Old French, and the name Renard means "strong decision; fox". Renard is an alternate form of Reynard (Old German, Old French): the French word for fox. Compare surname Rynard.
How popular is Renard?
Renard is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#14149 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Renard and related names. Raynard is the only popular varying form of Renard (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.179%) and has become significantly less since. (2014 Birth Statistics)