Renata Origin and Meaning

The name Renata is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "reborn".
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 ScottoItalian opera singer
  • Renata TebaldiItalian opera singer
  • Renata AdlerAmerican author
  • Renata LitvinovaRussian actress
  • Renata ChlumskaSwedish adventurer and mountaineer

Renata in Pop Culture

  • Renataminor character in the Twilight Saga
  • RenataLinguini's mother in Pixar's "Ratatouille"
  • Renatathe 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")
  • Renataa character in the "Isabelle" series by Laurence Yep
  • Renata Lópeza character in the "Una Familia de Diez" series
  • Renatacharacter of Her Interactive's Nancy Drew game "The Captive Curse"
  • Renata Kleincharacter in book and TV series "Big Little Lies"

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