First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Renner

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Renner?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Renner mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Renner

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Renner is of German origin and means "Messenger".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Renner means "" royalty and a master of eternal energy and peace "" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: African and English

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Renner to us below

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ren"ner
A runner.
  1. runner

Notable Persons Named Renner

Renner was born on May 5th, 1947.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Renner

Jeremy Renner is an actor and singer. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Jeremy was given the name Jeremy Lee Renner on January 7th, 1971 in Modesto, California, U.S.


Karl Renner was a 4th President of Austria, 1st Chancellor of Austria, Chancellor of German-Austria, and Chancellor of Austria. Karl was born on December 14th, 1870 in Dolní Dunajovice. He passed away on December 31st, 1950.


Bryn Renner is a football player. Bryn was born on January 22nd, 1990 in West Springfield, Virginia.


James Renner is a writer, director, and producer. James was born James Renner on March 30th, 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.


Miss Platnum is a pop music, soul music, rhythm, blues, and hip hop music singer-songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Miss was given the name Ruth Maria Renner in 1980 in Timișoara.


Jim was born on October 31st, 1983.


Where is the name Renner popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Renner as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Renner as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in North Dakota, South Dakota, or Nebraska.

Common last names for Renner

  • Johnson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Renner U.S.
  White 94.31% 64.26%
  African American 1.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Renner

People with the last name Renner are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Renner

  • How Popular is the name Renner? Renner is the 19,171st most popular name of all time. As a last name Renner was the 2,594th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Renner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 379 babies born with the first name Renner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Renner 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 Renner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Renner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Renner is Thursday, August 14th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Renner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Renner was in 2007 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Renner Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Renner is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Renner: Your name in reverse order is Renner. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nrrene. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Renner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,889 people with the last name Renner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Renner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Renner as their last name.

What Renners Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Renner

Name poster for Renner(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.