First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Renn

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Colorado, United States says the name Renn is of Latin origin and means "Rebirth".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Renn is of English origin and means "A type of bird".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Renn

He has been prominent since 1996. Renn was given the name Renn McDonnell Hawkey on March 29th, 1974 in New York City. Renn is also known as Hawkey and Renn McDonnell (full name).


Renn Kiriyama is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2006. Renn was born on February 2nd, 1985 in Yokohama.


Renn Woods is an actress and singer. Renn was born on January 1st, 1958 in Portland, Oregon, U.S.


Renn was born on May 9th, 1968.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Renn

Crystal Renn is a model. Crystal was born Crystal Renn on June 18th, 1986.


Ludwig was born in 1899. He passed away on July 21st, 1979.


Veit was born on June 25th, 1967 in Augsburg.


Jürgen was born on July 11th, 1956 in Moers.


Samuel was born on June 10th, 1786. He left this life on January 11th, 1845.


Olaf Renn is a soccer player for the Chemnitzer FC, VfB Fortuna Chemnitz, SC Fortuna Köln, FC Energie Cottbus, and FC Lokomotive Leipzig. Olaf was born on October 12th, 1969 in Chemnitz.


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International Interest for Renn

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Renn as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Renn U.S.
  White 93.99% 64.26%
  African American 2.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Renn

People with the last name Renn are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Renn

  • How Popular is the name Renn? Renn is the 22,109th most popular name of all time. As a last name Renn was the 11,047th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Renn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 291 babies born with the first name Renn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Renn 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 Renn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Renn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Renn is Saturday, July 20th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Renn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Renn was in 2015 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Renn: Your name in reverse order is Nner. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Renn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,878 people with the last name Renn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Renn? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Renn as their last name since less than 1 person in 102k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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