Renee name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Renee

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Trinidad and Tobago and the United States agree the name Renee is of Hebrew origin and means "Born again, Reborn".
  2. According to a user from Australia, the name Renee is of French origin and means "Reborn/born again".
  3. A submission from Grenada says the name Renee means "To be reborn or born again" and is of French origin.
  4. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Renee means "The meaning of Renee is reborn, or somebody being born".
  5. A submission from Canada says the name Renee means "Reborn. 'Re' and the feminine version of the French word for born, 'Nee'" and is of French origin.
  6. According to 9 people from the United States and Canada, the name Renee is of French origin and means "Reborn".
  7. According to a user from Kentucky, U.S., the name Renee is of French origin and means "To be reborn".
  8. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Renee is of French origin and means "Life or to be reborn".
  9. A submission from South Africa says the name Renee means "Born again, Sweet melody, song of joy".
  10. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Renee means "Rebirth" and is of French origin.
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  1. A female given name from Latin Alternative spelling of Renée

Notable Persons Named Renee

Notable Persons Named Renee

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger is an actress and producer. She was most prominent from 1992 to 1992. Renée was given the name Renée Kathleen Zellweger on April 25th, 1969 in Katy, Texas, U.S.

Renée Elise Goldsberry

Renée Elise Goldsberry is an actress, singer, songwriter, actor, and singing. Renée was born on January 2nd, 1971 in San Jose, California, U.S.

Renee Young

Renee was born in Toronto.

Renée Estevez

Renée Estevez is an actress and writer. She has had major accomplishments since 1986. Renée was given the name Renée Pilar Estevez on April 2nd, 1967 in New York City, New York, U.S.

Renee Montoya

Renee Montoya is a comics character.

Renee Felice Smith

Renee Felice Smith is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Renee was born on January 16th, 1985 in New York, New York, U.S.

  • Renee Olstead King
  • Renée Taylor
  • Renee Ellmers
  • Renée French
    Comics Writer
  • Renée Montagne
  • Renée Simonot
  • Renée Adorée
  • Renée Geyer
  • Zizi Jeanmaire
  • Renée of France
  • Renée Soutendijk
  • Renée James
    Operating Executive the Carlyle Group
  • Renee Chenault-Fattah
    Nbc 10 News Anchor
  • Renee Montgomery
    Basketball Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Renee

Notable Persons With the Last Name Renee

Ciara Renée

Ciara Renée is an actress. She has been prominent since 2013. Ciara was given the name Ciara Renée Harper on October 19th, 1990 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Anne Renée

Anne Renée is a singer. She was most active from 1964 to 1980. Anne was given the name Manon Kirouac on August 24th, 1950 in Laval, Quebec.

Lyne Renée

Lyne Renée is an actress. Lyne was given the name Line Van Wambeke on May 17th, 1979. Lyne is also known as Van Wambeke and Line (birth name).

Lily Renee

Lily was born in 1925 in Vienna. Lily is also known as L. Renée, Lily Renée, and Reney.

Nadine Renee

Nadine Renee was an electronica and dance music musician. Her career lasted from 1989 to 2004. Nadine was given the name Renee Shamir on February 9th, 1972. Nadine is also known as Nadine Shamir, Nadine Renee, and "Harmony". She passed away on December 2nd, 2004.

Madelyn Renee

Madelyn was born in Boston. Madelyn is also known as Madelyn Renee Monti.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Renee U.S.
  White 59.95% 64.26%
  African American 21.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Renee

People with the last name Renee are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Renee

  • What name lists does Renee rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Renee? Renee is the 402nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Renee was the 52,267th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Renee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 186,088 babies born with the first name Renee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Renee to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Renee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Renee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Renee is Monday, April 26th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Renee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Renee was in 1962 with a total of 6,013 babies. That's a lot of babies named Renee!
  • Random Renee Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Renee ranks 60th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 64 babies in Maryland have the same name in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Renee: The name spelled backwards is Eener. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nreee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Renee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 397 people with the last name Renee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Renee? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Renee as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Renee name meaning

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