Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Rene m. Latin renatus 'reborn'.

The name of a legendary 5th C saint, a 15th C king of Naples, and a 16th C prince of Orange.

France
Middle French
1564 Regne RegPCC-1 p. 63; 1565 Regné ibid. p. 144; 1566 Règne ibid. p. 207; 1567 Regne ibid. p. 355, Règne ibid. p. 354; 1571 Regne ibid. p. 610, Règne ibid. p. 462
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Rene". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Rene.