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What does Renzo mean?

Renzo Pronunciation of Renzo [ren-zo] as a boys' name is pronounced REN-zoh. It is of Italian origin. Short form of Lorenzo. The Japanese name Renzo means "third link" or "third son".

Related boy name: Lawrence.


2 related forms via Lorenzo: Larenzo and Nenzo.

Creative forms:
(male) Ranzo, Renno, ..

(female) Renni, Rense, ..

Middle name pairings:
Renzo Markus (R.M.), ..

How popular is Renzo?

Renzo is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#54766 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Renzo entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #1873 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is at #1935 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renzo name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Lawrence (#497 last year) and Lorenzo (#216) are the prominent related forms of Renzo (#1935 last year) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Renzo were favored a century ago (usage of 0.6%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1%, 76.8% less). Lawrence is a constant favorite, though Lorenzo is currently the more favored form, while Lawrence has become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renzo, Lawrence, Lorenzo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Renzo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Enzo, Fonzo, Lanzo, Lonzo, Manzo, Reizo, Remo, Ren, Renado, Renat, Renato, Rene, Renke, Renne, Renny, Reno, Renton, Reo and Ringo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Renzo.