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Rene History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The prestigious French surname Rene is a proud sign of a rich and dynamic ancestry. Many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The French Rene surname comes from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements "ragin," meaning "counsel" and "wald," or "rule."

Early Origins of the Rene family


The surname Rene was first found in Lorraine where they held a family seat.

Early History of the Rene family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rene research.
Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1527, 1568, 1581, 1591, 1606, 1624, 1652, 1662, 1701, and 1719 are included under the topic Early Rene History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rene Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Renault, Renauld, Renaut, Renau, De Renault, de Renault, De Renaud, de Renauld, Renaud, Des Renaud, des Renaud and many more.

Early Notables of the Rene family (pre 1700)


Notable in the family name was Renaud de Beaune (1527-1606) of Tours, a French Catholic ecclesiastic, who was made Bishop of Mende in 1568, Archbishop of Bourges in 1581, and was made...
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rene Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Rene family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rene Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Rene, who landed in Virginia in 1653 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Rene, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rene (post 1700)


  • Wendy Rene (1947-2014), stage name of Mary Frierson, American soul singer and songwriter
  • Jean Gaspard Pascal René, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Jean René. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • France-Albert René (b. 1935), socialist President of Seychelles from 1977 to 2004

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Jean René. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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