What does Reno mean?
Reno /reno/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Rareno, Renora, Riono. [more]
How popular is Reno?
Reno is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3609 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Reno for boys. Reno entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #842 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Reno is alike in pronunciation to Rene▼, Renny and Reyni. Other recommended similar baby names are Geno, Jeno, Rane, Remi, Remo, Remy▲, Ren, Renne, Renzo, Reo, Rien, Ron▼, Ronn, Rune, Ryen, Ryne▼, Xeno and Zeno. These names tend to be more frequently used than Reno.