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Renee

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185k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
397
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Renee

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

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  1. A female given name Alternative spelling of Renée

Notable Persons Named Renee

Renée Zellweger is an actress and producer. She was most prominent from 1992 to 1992. Renée was given the name Renée Kathleen Zellweger on April 25th, 1969 in Katy, Texas, U.S.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry is an actress, singer, songwriter, actor, and singing. Renée was born on January 2nd, 1971 in San Jose, California, U.S.

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Renee was born in Toronto.

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Renée Estevez is an actress and writer. She has had major accomplishments since 1986. Renée was given the name Renée Pilar Estevez on April 2nd, 1967 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Renee Montoya is a comics character.

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Renee Felice Smith is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Renee was born on January 16th, 1985 in New York, New York, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Renee

Ciara Renée is an actress. She has been prominent since 2013. Ciara was given the name Ciara Renée Harper on October 19th, 1990 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Anne Renée is a singer. She was most active from 1964 to 1980. Anne was given the name Manon Kirouac on August 24th, 1950 in Laval, Quebec.

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Lyne Renée is an actress. Lyne was given the name Line Van Wambeke on May 17th, 1979. Lyne is also known as Van Wambeke and Line (birth name).

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Lily was born in 1925 in Vienna. Lily is also known as L. Renée, Lily Renée, and Reney.

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Nadine Renee was an electronica and dance music musician. Her career lasted from 1989 to 2004. Nadine was given the name Renee Shamir on February 9th, 1972. Nadine is also known as Nadine Shamir, Nadine Renee, and "Harmony". She passed away on December 2nd, 2004.

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Madelyn was born in Boston. Madelyn is also known as Madelyn Renee Monti.

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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 2,716 2,693 23
1954 2,990 2,979 11
1955 3,715 3,691 24
1956 4,352 4,334 18
1957 4,189 4,171 18
1958 4,522 4,497 25
1959 4,866 4,843 23 #100 girl name
1960 5,231 5,207 24 #93 girl name
1961 5,800 5,778 22 #79 girl name
1962 6,043 6,016 27 #76 girl name
1963 5,807 5,775 32 #74 girl name
1964 6,044 6,012 32 #71 girl name
1965 5,530 5,497 33 #68 girl name
1966 5,388 5,354 34 #66 girl name
1967 5,601 5,564 37 #62 girl name
1968 5,391 5,356 35 #65 girl name
1969 5,292 5,255 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 3,889 3,848 41 #80 girl name
1974 3,571 3,529 42 #85 girl name
1975 3,443 3,408 35 #87 girl name
1976 3,352 3,318 34 #86 girl name
1977 3,297 3,259 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 2,928 2,893 35
1983 2,877 2,848 29 #97 girl name
1984 2,607 2,584 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 1,601 1,573 28
1991 1,433 1,409 24
1992 1,361 1,340 21
1993 1,149 1,133 16
1994 1,078 1,051 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 634 620 14
2005 542 529 13
2006 504 504 0
2007 419 409 10
2008 421 405 16
2009 365 365 0
2010 314 309 5
2011 326 318 8
2012 295 295 0
2013 283 283 0
2014 286 281 5
2015 240 240 0
2016 263 257 6

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Popularity of Renee as a first name

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Popularity of Renee as a last name

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Common last names for Renee

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  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Harris
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • Jackson
  • Robinson
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  • Wilson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Renee U.S.
  White 59.95% 64.26%
  African American 21.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Renee

People with the last name Renee are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Renee

  • How Popular is the name Renee? Renee is the 393rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Renee was the 52,267th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Renee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 185,304 babies born with the first name Renee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Renee to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Renee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Renee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Renee is Monday, April 26th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Renee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Renee was in 1962 with a total of 6,016 babies. That's a lot of babies named Renee!
  • Random Renee Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Renee ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 36 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Renee: Your name in reverse order is Eener. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeenr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Renee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 397 people with the last name Renee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Renee? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Renee as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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