What does Rene mean?
Rene [rene] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Rene) is pronounced re-NAY, REN-ee. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Rene is "rebirth". René is the modern form of Renatus. See also Renny. Actor René Auberjonois.
Associated with: modern.
1 more different relation via Renny: Rennie.Creative forms:
(male) Rened, Reyne, ..
(female) Reane, Reni, .. Middle name pairings:
Rene Ciaran (R.C.), ..
How popular is Rene?
Rene is a very popular first name for men (#295 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#12942 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Rene reached its top position of #269 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #813. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Reginald (#875 via latest list), Rennie, Renato and Ren are the popular varying forms of Rene (#813 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Rene reached the apex of their popularity 6 decades ago (average #1161) and are now much less widespread, with forms such as Reginald going out of style.
Rene▼ is alike in pronunciation to Renaud, Reno, Reyni, Ronnie▼, Ronny▼, Rooney and Rowney. Other recommended names are Arne, Dane, Dene, Enne, Fane, Gene▼, Heine, Herne, June, Kane▲, Keane, Keene, Keyne, Lane▲, Leone, Rae, Rafe, Raine, Rance, Rand, Rane, Range, Raye, Rayne, Reade, Reave, Redd, Reece, Reed▲, Rees, Reese, Reg, Regen, Reid▲, Reide, Reis, Remee, Remi, Remie, Remo, Remy▲, Renier, Renke, Reo, Reuel, Reve, Rey▲, Reyd, Reyes, Rien, Rike, Ring, Roane, Roe, Rome, Ron▼, Ronel, Ronn, Roone, Rowe, Rube, Rune, Rye, Ryen, Ryne▼, Tune, Vane and Verne▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rene.