Diminutive of Rene or Ren; Scottish surname; French; Japanese
"powerful counsel; reborn; water lily, lotus"

Rennie Origin and Meaning

The name Rennie is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "powerful counsel; reborn; water lily, lotus".
in 2021, Katharine McPhee and David Foster named their son Rennie David Foster, a family name on Foster's side. Rennie has a history of use as nickname for the French Rene, as well as other names with the ren element, such as Warren and Ren itself, which has Japanese origins.

Rennie is also a Scottish surname that was ultimately derived from the given name Reynold. It calls to mind Scottish art nouveau architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, whose mother's maiden name was given as his middle. Other surnames related to Rennie include Rainey, Reynolds, and Rennison.

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Famous People Named Rennie

  • Renaldo Antonio "Rennie" StennettPanamanian footballer
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  • Lorenzo "Rennie" HarrisAmerican dancer and choreographer
  • Rennard Cordon “Rennie” DavisAmerican peace activist
  • Rennie AirthSouth African novelist
  • Reynolds Mark "Rennie" EllisAustralian photographer
  • Rennie Wilbur DoaneAmerican entomologist

Rennie in Pop Culture

  • Renniecharacter from the movie "Passion Fish"