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Type Surname
Pronounced Pron. ˈrɛn(British English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsRain, Raine, Rean, Reen (British) | Rene, Renne, Rainon, Renon, Reyne (France) | Rein, Rehn, Renn (Germany) | Regina, Reina (Italy) | Reina (Spanish/Portugese).

Meaning & History

The surname Renn was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from early times, and were originally descended from Ralph de Raines who was granted lands by William, Duke of Albany in that shire. They were originally from Rennes in Normandy where they also held lands from their Lord, William de Aubigny of Belvoir.The famed architect Sir Christopheer Wren (1632-1723), was born at East Knoyle, near Tisbury, Wiltshire.
Added 9/8/2021 by Ibuprophen
Edited 9/8/2021 by Ibuprophen