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What does Renard mean?

Renard Pronunciation of Renard as a boys' name means "strong decision; fox". Renard is an alternate form of Reynard (Old German, Old French): the French word for fox.


ASSOCIATED WITH strong, fox (wolf)


VARIANTS Rennard, Reinhard, Raynard

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA REYNARD Reinhardt, Renardo, Renaud, Renauld, Reynardo



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How popular is Renard?

Renard is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#14149 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Renard was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1085 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Raynard and Reinhard are the popular varying forms of Renard rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Renard was widespread among parents 6 decades ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Renard, Raynard, Reinhard in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Renard is alike in pronunciation to Rainhard and Raynord. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bernard, Gerard, Jenaro, Jerard, Kennard, Kenward, Lenard, Lennard, Leonard, Menard, Rainart, Ranald, Read, Reinald, Reinart, Reinhart, Renado, Renaldo, Renat, Renato, Renfred, Reynald, Ricard, Rikard, Ronald, Seward and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Renard.

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