Remington is an English baby name for both boys and girls. Remington means “place on a riverbank” and is popular due to its posh, refined sound. Remington is commonly shortened to Remy.

Meaning of the name Remington:

English: place on a riverbank

Origin of the name Remington:

Remington is an English baby name that means “place on a riverbank”. Remington comes from the name of a town in Lancashire, England, on the Reming River.

Symbolism of the name Remington:

Water is symbolic of creativity and emotions. A river symbolizes passion and vibrant inspiration.

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Remington is a great name for both boys and girls.

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Emotion evoked from the name Remington:

Remington evokes feelings of strength and leadership.

Alternative spellings for the name Remington:

Rehmington, Remingten

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Popularity of the name Remington:

According to the Social Security Administration, Remington is a unisex baby name that has gained popularity since the 1980’s. As a boy’s name Remington first appeared in the top 1000 names in 1983 and peaked at #227 in 2019. As a girl’s name Remington made the top 1000 in 2014 and peaked at #360 in 2020.

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Famous people with the name Remington:

Remingtons in popular culture:

  • Remington “Rip” Kirby (comic strip, Rip Kirby)
  • Constable Remington (comics, “Knuckles the Echidna”)
  • Remington Tufflips, a character from Sanjay and Craig”)
  • Charles Remington (film, “The Ghost and the Darkness”)