Remi - boys name

Remi name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Remi name meaning:

The name Remi is of French origin and is derived from the Latin name Remigius, which means "oarsman" or "rower". In French, Remi is the masculine form, while Remy is the feminine form. The name holds a strong association with Saint Remigius, the patron saint of the city of Reims in France. Saint Remigius played a significant role in the baptism of Clovis I, the first king of the Franks, in the 5th century.

Remi is a name that exudes strength, determination, and endurance. It carries connotations of someone who is skilled, hardworking, and persistent, as symbolized by the oarsman or rower. The name has gained popularity in recent years, being chosen by parents who seek a name that is both classic and contemporary.

Overall, the name Remi carries a rich history and a sense of resilience. It is a name that represents a strong-willed and driven individual, making it a suitable choice for parents looking for a name that embodies these qualities.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Remington.


Unisex names

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 269 out of 4789

170 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Remi

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