Meaning and name origin
Reno \r(e)-no\ as a boy's name is pronounced REE-noh. It is of Spanish origin. Short form for names like Moreno. Also used in reference to the city in Nevada, which was named for a Union general, Jesse Lee Reno. Nevada is known for its gambling centers, giving the name a rough-and-ready aura.
Reno is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3892 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Reno for boys. Reno reached its highest rank of #842 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Reno is also pronounced similarly to Rene▼, Renny and Reyni. Other suggested similar baby names are Geno, Jeno, Rane, Remi, Remo, Remy▲, Ren, Renne, Renzo, Reo, Rien, Ron▼, Ronn, Rune, Ryen, Xeno and Zeno. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reno.