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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 and 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. The name is often associated with a manufacturer of firearms and ammunition bearing the same name.

Symbolism of the Name Remington:

Water is symbolic of creativity and emotions. A river symbolizes passion and vibrant inspiration. Those familiar with the firearms manufacturer may associate this name with strength and self-reliance.

Nicknames for the Name Remington:

Remington is commonly shortened to Remy, but there are other ways to assign a nickname to someone with this name. Here is our full list of great nicknames for Remy:

  • Remy 
  • Rem
  • Mya 
  • Tony
  • Emory 
  • Tonny
  • Ming
  • Rems
  • Remmer
  • Remmers
  • R.T.
  • Reminator
  • Ton
  • Tons
baby name Remington

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Gender of the Name Remington:

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

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 1,000 names in 1983 and peaked at #227 in 2019. As of 2022, Remington sits at 244 on the boy's list. As a girl’s name Remington made the top 1,000 in 2014 and peaked at #360 in 2020. In 2022, the name ranked at 399.

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Famous People with the Name Remington:

  • 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”)
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