Ren - boys name

Ren name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Ren name meaning:

The name Ren is of Japanese origin and has various meanings depending on the kanji characters used to write it. One possible meaning is "lotus" or "to rise" when written with the kanji 蓮. The lotus flower is highly regarded in Japanese culture as a symbol of purity and enlightenment, while "to rise" suggests growth, progress, and the ability to overcome challenges. Another possible meaning is "benevolence" or "compassion" when written with the kanji 仁. This reflects a caring and kind-hearted nature, emphasizing a person's ability to empathize with others and show kindness and understanding.

Overall, the name Ren carries a sense of positivity and strength, embodying qualities such as growth, enlightenment, compassion, and benevolence. It is a name that suggests someone who has the potential to bring about positive change in the world and inspire others through their actions and character.

Origin: English



Unisex names

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Overall UK ranking: 704 out of 4789

49 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Ren

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