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Renee is an expressive and beautiful feminine name. With roots dating back to classical antiquity, the name is equally trendy in modern times. Renee Maria Montoya is character in DC Comics, and Renee “Ren” Stevens is an important character on Disney's Even Stevens). Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Renee:

Latin: Reborn

Origin of the name Renee:

Renee originated as the feminine form of the name René. This name derived from the Latin Renatus. The name combined the root natus (meaning “born”) with the prefix re (meaning “again”). Renee means “reborn” or “born again.”

Symbolism of the name Renee:

Renee means “reborn” or “born again.” In antiquity, the symbol for rebirth was the phoenix. This legendary bird possessed the ability to self-combust and regenerate from the ashes of its predecessor.

Style of the name Renee:

Classic

Gender of the name Renee:

Renee is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Renee:

rah-NAY

Number of syllables in the name Renee:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Renee:

The name Renee evokes feelings of rejuvenation and renewal.

Alternative spellings for the name Renee:

Nicknames for the name Renee:

  • Ree
  • Ren
  • Nae
  • Rennie
  • Renny
  • Renita

Popularity of the name Renee:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Renee was the 976th most popular baby name for girls in 2019.

Related names for the name Renee:

  • Rae
  • Rania
  • Rhianna
  • Rayne
  • Reign
  • Remy 
  • Rina
  • Regina
  • Irene
  • Desiree 

Great middle names for Renee and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Renee:

  • Renee Diane Alway (model)
  • Renee Marie Bumb (judge)
  • Renee Pilar Estevez (actress)
  • Renee Rebecca Geyer (singer)
  • Renee Elise Goldsberry (actress)
  • Renee Danielle Montgomery (basketball player)
  • Renee Jane Paquette (television personality)
  • Renee Gertrude Taylor (writer)
  • Renee Lynn Vicary (bodybuilder)
  • Renee Kathleen Zellweger (actress)

Renee in popular culture:

  • Renee Blasey (character in Apex Legends)
  • Renee Divine Buchanan (character on the soap opera One Life to Live)
  • Renee Maria Montoya (character in DC Comics)
  • Renee “Ren” Stevens (character on Disney's Even Stevens)