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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Reno name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reno outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.