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Gender: Female Pronunciation: Ren-AH-ta Meaning of Renata: "reborn" Origin of Renata: Latin Renata's Popularity in 2017: #461

The name Renata is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "reborn". Renata is ranked #461 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vibrant Spring Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Widely used across Europe as a common baptismal name symbolizing spiritual rebirth, Renata, in this country it has an operatic image via Italian-born divas Renata Tebadi and Renata Scotti.

Renata is back in the U.S. Top 1000 after decades away; she has a larger following in other countries.

Writer/critic Renata Adler was a star among the literati. And Renata is a minor vampire character in the Twilight series.

For those of you thinking nicknames, Renata might be a full name leading to the increasingly trendy "Wren".

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Famous People Named Renata

Renata Scotto, Italian opera singer
Renata Tebaldi, Italian opera singer
Renata Adler, American author
Renata Litvinova, Russian actress
Renata Chlumska, Swedish adventurer and mountaineer

Pop Culture References for the name Renata

Renata, minor character in the Twilight Saga
Renata, Linguini's mother in Pixar's "Ratatouille"
Renata, the Contessa loved by Col. Richard Cantrell in Hemingway's Across the River and Into the Trees (1950; "a book left unpraised even by the author's more enthusiastic critics")
Renata, a character in the "Isabelle" series by Laurence Yep
Renata López, a character in the "Una Familia de Diez" series
Renata, character of Her Interactive's Nancy Drew game "The Captive Curse"
Renata Klein, character in book and TV series "Big Little Lies"

Renatia, Rennatta, Renatya, Renatta

Renata's International Variations

Nata, Rena (Russian) Renátka, Renca (Czech) Renate (German)


Renata Vilas-Boas Says:


My name is Renata and i love it! I thnik it's romantic and strong, beacuse of its meaning. Loved the idea of calling me Rain. Anyone? :)

headintheclouds Says:


I imagine a clear ringing bell when I hear Renata pronounced. It sounds lovely and feminine while also being grounded and strong. I also see it as a name that grows with its bearer- it suits ages from a baby to a grown woman, plus I love the idea of calling her Wren as a nickname!

Netta5187 Says:


Stunning, sophisticated name!

amberdaydream Says:


This is a beautiful name. I don't think I'd use a nickname, but if I did it'd be Ren.

indiefendi2 Says:


Pretty name :) I'd call a Renata "Rain" as a nickname.

Persea Says:


My mom's name :) I swore to myself when I was 5 years old that If I ever had a daughter I will name her Renata. I love this name.

NaomiNY Says:


I love this name. I used Renata for the name of an OC in some of my Hetalia fanfictions.