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Renee

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Reborn
  • #389 All Time
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70k Rene (French)

How popular is the baby name Renee in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1889 7 7 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 7 7 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 5 5 0
1900 7 7 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 13 13 0
1904 13 13 0
1905 17 17 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 13 13 0
1908 29 29 0
1909 37 37 0
1910 35 35 0
1911 34 34 0
1912 48 48 0
1913 58 58 0
1914 73 73 0
1915 84 84 0
1916 79 79 0
1917 94 94 0
1918 74 74 0
1919 87 87 0
1920 104 104 0
1921 113 113 0
1922 115 115 0
1923 137 137 0
1924 182 182 0
1925 214 214 0
1926 250 250 0
1927 358 358 0
1928 433 433 0
1929 389 389 0
1930 362 362 0
1931 328 328 0
1932 315 315 0
1933 315 315 0
1934 312 312 0
1935 322 315 7
1936 301 301 0
1937 298 298 0
1938 295 289 6
1939 285 285 0
1940 314 309 5
1941 341 334 7
1942 447 439 8
1943 557 557 0
1944 601 596 5
1945 614 607 7
1946 883 878 5
1947 1,006 1,001 5
1948 1,369 1,362 7
1949 1,747 1,733 14
1950 1,704 1,692 12
1951 1,880 1,868 12
1952 2,196 2,180 16
1953 2,715 2,692 23
1954 2,992 2,981 11
1955 3,715 3,691 24
1956 4,351 4,333 18
1957 4,189 4,171 18
1958 4,521 4,496 25
1959 4,866 4,843 23 #100 girl name
1960 5,230 5,206 24 #93 girl name
1961 5,800 5,778 22 #79 girl name
1962 6,044 6,017 27 #76 girl name
1963 5,807 5,775 32 #74 girl name
1964 6,044 6,012 32 #71 girl name
1965 5,529 5,496 33 #68 girl name
1966 5,389 5,355 34 #66 girl name
1967 5,599 5,562 37 #62 girl name
1968 5,391 5,356 35 #65 girl name
1969 5,291 5,254 37 #67 girl name
1970 5,417 5,374 43 #68 girl name
1971 4,875 4,831 44 #73 girl name
1972 4,129 4,091 38 #77 girl name
1973 3,887 3,846 41 #80 girl name
1974 3,573 3,531 42 #85 girl name
1975 3,442 3,407 35 #87 girl name
1976 3,353 3,319 34 #86 girl name
1977 3,298 3,260 38 #87 girl name
1978 3,002 2,969 33 #99 girl name
1979 3,008 2,977 31
1980 2,876 2,844 32
1981 3,015 2,996 19 #98 girl name
1982 2,927 2,892 35
1983 2,877 2,848 29 #97 girl name
1984 2,605 2,582 23
1985 2,460 2,439 21
1986 2,250 2,215 35
1987 2,076 2,048 28
1988 1,921 1,890 31
1989 1,697 1,660 37
1990 1,600 1,572 28
1991 1,434 1,410 24
1992 1,361 1,340 21
1993 1,149 1,133 16
1994 1,077 1,050 27
1995 1,000 986 14
1996 972 956 16
1997 965 944 21
1998 887 870 17
1999 839 819 20
2000 856 825 31
2001 771 754 17
2002 708 694 14
2003 675 665 10
2004 633 619 14
2005 542 529 13
2006 504 504 0
2007 419 409 10
2008 420 404 16
2009 365 365 0
2010 314 309 5
2011 326 318 8
2012 295 295 0
2013 283 283 0
2014 285 280 5
2015 239 239 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Renee baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 185,030 babies born with the name Renee in the United States. That's more than enough Renees to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Renee" was in 1962 with a total of 6,017 babies. (That's a lot of baby Renees)

According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Renee" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 359 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of 5,389 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Renee" mean? The list below shows the origins of Renee as well as things modernly associated with the name Renee such as celebrities named Renee.

Origin and Meaning of Renee

The name "Renee" is of French origin, and it means "Reborn". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger is an actress, producer, and voice artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Renee was born in 1969 as Renee Kathleen Zellweger in Katy, Texas, USA.

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Renee Olstead

Renee Olstead is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Renee was born in 1989 as Rebecca Renee Olstead in Kingwood, Texas, U.S.

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Renee O'Connor

Renee O'Connor is an actress, film director and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Renee was born in 1971 as Evelyn Renee O'Connor in Katy, Texas, U.S.

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Renée Taylor

Renée Taylor is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1958 to present. Renée was born in 1933 as Renee Wechsler in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Renée Simonsen

Renée was born in 1965.

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Renee Elise Goldsberry

Renee Elise Goldsberry is an actress and singer. Renee was born in 1971 in San Jose, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Renee

Renee Alway
Renee Ellmers
Renee Estevez
Renee Graziano
Renee O'connor
Renee Rouleau
Renee Lamanna
Renee Zellweger 2015
Renee Fleming
Renee Puente
Renee Stewart

Alternative Meanings

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Eener". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eeren". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Renee born Jan 15, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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