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The boy's name Reno \r(e)-no\ is pronounced REE-noh. It is of Spanish origin. Short form for names like Moreno. Also used in reference to the city in Nevada, which was named for Union Major General, Jesse Lee Reno. Nevada is known for its gambling centers, giving the name a rough-and-ready aura.
- Famous real-life people named Reno
Reno Bertoia, former Canadian professional baseball infielder.
Reno Wilson, American Actor.
Don Reno, American country musician
Ginette Reno, French-Canadian author
Janet Reno, former attorney general of the United States
Jean Reno, French actor
Jesse L. Reno, American military general during the Mexican American War and the American Civil War
Jesse W. Reno, American inventor of the escalator
Marcus Reno, American cavalry officer, participated in the Battle of Little Big Horn
Mike Reno, Canadian rock musician
Tony Reno, Swedish rock musician
Walter E. Reno, American naval officer
Reno, the stage name of professional wrestler Rick Cornell
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Reno 911!, a TV show on Comedy Central
Reno, a member of the "Turks" in the videogame Final Fantasy VII, and in Final Fantasy VII Advent Children
Reno Raines, a character in Renegade (TV Series) played by Lorenzo Lamas
Reno Dakota, a song by The Magnetic Fields, written by Stephin Merritt
Reno Sweeney, a club singer and main character from the musical "Anything Goes," written by Cole Porter