Renate (name)

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Renate or Renata is a female given name .

origin of the name

The name Renatus comes from Latin and means "the born again"; the feminine form Renata means "the born again".


The Latin form of the name is mostly used in Italian and Polish . The corresponding male first name is Renatus , or - in the form taken from French - René or Italian Renato .

While the name Renate was still relatively uncommon in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century, its popularity has increased since around 1910, so that from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s it was one of the ten most frequently given female first names. It was often the most popular name during the 1940s. However, its popularity has declined sharply since the early 1960s.

name day

The name day is May 22nd and 23rd and October 13th according to the Czech calendar and November 12th according to the Polish calendar.


Name bearers


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