Last name origins & meanings:
- English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Wren.
- Dutch (de Ren): origin unexplained.
spelling of German Renn.
- Swedish: soldier’s name, from
- Chinese: from the name of
Rencheng ‘Ren City’, which was granted to Yu Yang, the 25th son
of the Emperor Huang Di (2697–2595 bc). Some of his
descendants later adopted the place name as their surname.
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