Renan

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Renan

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  • A submission from India says the name Renan means "Light of God, Happiness, Luxuriant" and is of Turkish origin.
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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Renan

Renan was born on February 27th, 1987 in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

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Renan was born on September 16th, 1955 in Murici, Alagoas, Brazil.

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Renan Bressan is a soccer player for the Rio Ave F.C., Clube Atlético Tubarão, FC Gomel, FC BATE Borisov, FC Alania Vladikavkaz, FC Aktobe, FC Astana, Belarus national under-23 football team, and Belarus national football team. Renan was born on November 3rd, 1988 in Tubarão, Brazil.

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Renan Luce is a chanson musician. Renan was born on March 5th, 1980.

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Renan is a soccer player for the Avaí FC, Centro de Futebol Zico Sociedade Esportiva, and Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas. Renan was born on May 18th, 1989 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Renan Ribeiro is a soccer player for the São Paulo FC, Botafogo Futebol Clube (SP), Clube Atlético Mineiro, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Renan was born on March 23rd, 1990 in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Renan

Ernest Renan was a philosopher. Ernest was born on February 28th, 1823 in Tréguier. He breathed his last breath on October 2nd, 1892.

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Renan is a soccer player for the Avaí FC, Centro de Futebol Zico Sociedade Esportiva, and Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas. Renan was born on May 18th, 1989 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Diego Renan is a soccer player for the Esporte Clube Vitória, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Criciúma Esporte Clube, and CR Vasco da Gama. Diego was born on January 26th, 1990 in Surubim, Brazil.

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Sergio Renán was a film director, screenwriter, and actor. He was most active from 1951 to 1951. Sergio was given the name Samuel Kohan on January 30th, 1933 in Buenos Aires. He passed away on June 13th, 2015.

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Ary was born in 1857. He passed away in 1900.

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Bruno Renan is a soccer player for the Esporte Clube Pelotas, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, Villarreal CF, Villarreal CF B, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Zorya Luhansk, Criciúma Esporte Clube, and Brazil national football team. Bruno was born on April 19th, 1991 in Maringá.

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Fun Facts about the name Renan

  • How Popular is the name Renan? Renan is the 21,053rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Renan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 320 babies born with the first name Renan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Renan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Renan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Renan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Renan is Wednesday, January 7th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Renan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Renan was in 2000 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Renan Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Renan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Renan: Your name in reverse order is Naner. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naren. How do you pronounce that?

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