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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ren"e*gade
One faithless to principle or party.An apostate from Christianity or from any form of religious faith.One who deserts from a military or naval post; a deserter.A common vagabond; a worthless or wicked fellow.

Etymology: Sp. renegado, LL. renegatus, fr. renegare to deny; L. pref. re- re- + negare to deny. See Negation and cf. Runagate

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  1. A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
  2. Someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
  3. Break with established customs
  4. Having deserted a cause or principle ("renegade supporters of the usurper")

From Spanish renegado, from Medieval Latin renegātus, perfect participle of renegō (“I deny”). See also renege.

  1. An outlaw or rebel.
  2. A disloyal person who betrays or deserts a cause, religion, political party, friend, etc.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Renegade

The Renegade was a wrestler. The was born on October 16th, 1965 in Marietta, Georgia. He left this life on February 23rd, 1999.


Fun Facts about the name Renegade

  • How Popular is the name Renegade? Renegade is the 76,343rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Renegade have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Renegade in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Renegade? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Renegade born? The highest recorded use of the first name Renegade was in 2014 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Renegade: Your name in reverse order is Edagener. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dgnraeee. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Renegade born Nov 10, 1946

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 Egypt approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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