Remy - boys name

Remy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Remy name meaning:

The name Remy is derived from the Latin name Remigius, which means "oarsman" or "rower." It is a unisex name, used for both boys and girls, but is more commonly associated with boys. Remy has French origins and is often used as a diminutive of the name Remi.

The name Remy carries a sense of strength and resilience, as it is associated with rowing and navigating through challenging waters. The oarsman symbolism also alludes to someone who is determined and hardworking. Remy is a name that exudes a sense of adventure and independence. It can also be seen as a name that represents a free spirit and someone who is not afraid to explore new horizons.

In addition to its meaning and symbolism, Remy has gained popularity in recent years due to its associations with famous personalities and fictional characters. Overall, the name Remy is a strong, versatile, and captivating choice for a boy, embodying qualities of courage, determination, and a spirit of adventure.

Origin: French

From Rheims.


Unisex names

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 148 out of 4789

385 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (233)

Historical popularity of Remy

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