Rena name meaning

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What does the name Rena mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rena

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Canada and the United States agree the name Rena means "Joyous melody" and is of Hebrew origin.
  2. According to a user from Australia, the name Rena means "Peaceful, love in different languages".
  3. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Rena means "Song, Melody".
  4. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Rena means "peace".
  5. According to a user from Australia, the name Rena is of Greek origin and means "Short version of Eirene/Irene, meaning 'peace'".
  6. According to a user from Michigan, U.S., the name Rena is of Japanese origin and means "Beautiful, clear".
  7. A user from California, U.S. says the name Rena is of Geez origin and means "truth".
  8. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rena means "rebirth".
  9. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rena means "Queen".
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Notable Persons Named Rena

Notable Persons Named Rena

Rena Kanokogi

Rena was born on July 30th, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She left this life on November 21st, 2009.

Rena Sofer

Rena Sofer is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1988. Rena was given the name Rena Sherel Sofer on December 2nd, 1968 in Arcadia, California, U.S.


Rena was born on June 29th, 1991 in Osaka.

Rena Riffel

Rena Riffel is an actress, dancer, singer, model, director, producer, writer, and composer. She was most prominent from 1988 to 1988. Rena was given the name Rena Lynn Riffel on March 5th, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Rena Owen

Rena Owen is an actress, writer, director, and producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Rena was born on July 22nd, 1962 in Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand.

Rena Nōnen

Rena Nōnen is an actress and model. They were most active from 2006 to present. Rena was born on July 13th, 1993 in Kamikawa, Hyōgo.

  • Rena Matsui
    Japanese Idol
  • Rena Kato
  • Rena Inoue
    Figure Skater
  • Rena Dourou
    Regional Governor of Attica
  • Rena Rolska

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rena

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rena


Rena was born on June 29th, 1991 in Osaka.

Kid Rena

Kid was born in 1898. He left this life in 1949.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rena U.S.
  White 26.74% 64.26%
  African American 5.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 53.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rena

People with the last name Rena are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rena

  • How Popular is the name Rena? Rena is the 1,211th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rena was the 54,990th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38,754 babies born with the first name Rena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rena to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 74 new born babies.
  • When was Rena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rena is Sunday, October 11th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Rena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rena was in 1962 with a total of 576 babies.
  • Random Rena Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rena ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 5 babies in Wyoming have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Rena: The name spelled backwards is Aner. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Arne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 374 people with the last name Rena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rena as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rena name meaning

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