Reno name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Reno

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Reno is of English origin and means "Happy".
  2. A submission from Michigan, U.S. says the name Reno means "a young boy proving his worth".
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  1. A city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage
  1. (colloquial) renovation

reno was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto, Galician, Latin, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Reno

Notable Persons Named Reno

Reno Wilson

Reno Wilson is an actor, comedian, and voice actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Reno was given the name Roy Wilson on January 20th, 1969 in Brooklyn.

Reno Mahe

Reno Mahe is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to 2007. Reno was born on June 3rd, 1980 in Los Angeles.


Reno is a wrestler. Reno was born in Buffalo, New York.

Reno Omokri

Reno was given the name Bemigho Reno Omokri on January 22nd, 1974 in Nigeria.

Reno Riggins

Reno was born on January 13th, 1967 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Reno Collier

Reno Collier is a comedian. Reno was born in United States.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Reno

Notable Persons With the Last Name Reno

Jean Reno

Jean Reno is an actor. He has been prominent since 1977. Jean was given the name Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez on July 30th, 1948 in Casablanca.

Janet Reno

Janet Reno is a 78th United States Attorney General. Janet was born on July 21st, 1938 in Miami.

Mike Reno

Mike Reno is a rock. hard rock and hard rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to 1978. Mike was given the name Joseph Michael Rynoski on June 8th, 1955 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.

Marcus Albert Reno

Marcus Albert Reno is a military person. His military service ended in 1880.

Noelle Reno

Kelly Reno

Kelly Reno is an actor, cowboy, truck driver, rancher, and trucker. He was most active from 1979 to 1985. Kelly was born on June 19th, 1966 in Pueblo, Colorado.

  • Jesse L. Reno
    Military Person
  • Ginette Reno
  • Teddy Reno
  • Walter E. Reno
    Military Person
  • Sue Reno

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reno U.S.
  White 89.24% 64.26%
  African American 3.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.86% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reno

People with the last name Reno are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Reno

  • How Popular is the name Reno? Reno is the 4,456th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reno was the 3,794th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reno have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,018 babies born with the first name Reno in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reno to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reno? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Reno first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reno is Tuesday, November 12th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Reno born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reno was in 1996 with a total of 122 babies.
  • Random Reno Factoid: According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reno is not a popular baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maine have the same name in 1947.
  • Weird things about the name Reno: The name spelled backwards is Oner. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Roen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reno? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,322 people with the last name Reno.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reno? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Reno as their last name.
  • Reno name meaning

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