The name Renata is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "reborn". Renata is ranked #539 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Romantic Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change Two Letters".
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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--as Number 34 in Chile.
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".