Pronunciation: re-hne-he-h
Origin: France

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

The name Renée is a French and Latin feminine given name that means "reborn" or "born again". It is derived from the Latin name Renatus and is associated with the Christian tradition of being spiritually reborn through baptism. The name has connotations of spirituality and religious heritage, and it has been adapted across French, Spanish, and Italian cultures. In medieval times, the meaning of the name was associated with the Christian concept of being spiritually born again through baptism. Renée has been a popular name in the United States, ranking among the top 100 names given to girls in the late 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s. However, its popularity has declined in recent years, with Renée ranking as the 734th most popular name for American girls in 2008. Famous namesakes include American actresses Renée Zellweger and Renée Goldsberry, giving the name a touch of dramatic glamour.

Renee Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Renee is currently #545 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Renee is currently #290 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Renee is currently #537 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Renee is currently #289 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Renee

  • Renée Zellweger: Renée Zellweger is an American actress and singer known for her roles in "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Chicago," and "Judy."
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry: Renée Elise Goldsberry is an American actress, singer, and songwriter known for her role as Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway musical "Hamilton."
  • Renée Fleming: Renée Fleming is an American operatic soprano known for her performances in opera houses and concert halls worldwide.
  • Renée Taylor: Renée Taylor is an American actress, screenwriter, and producer known for her role on "The Nanny" and her work in comedy.
  • Renée Felice Smith: Renée Felice Smith is an American actress and producer known for her role as Nell Jones on "NCIS