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What does Remington mean?

Remington Pronunciation of Remington [rem-ing-ton] as a boys' name is pronounced REM-ing-tun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Remington is "raven-family town". The character on the TV show "Remington Steele" may have influenced use of this English surname as a given name. Also familiar to Americans as a brand of razors. Artist Frederick Remington.

Associated with: old english, raven, surname.


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Middle name pairings:
Remington Reagan (R.R.), ..

How popular is Remington?

Remington is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5652 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Remington was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #299 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Remington name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Remington outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barrington, Benton, Carington, Carrington, Caryngton (see Carrington), Clinton, Covington, Demingo, Ellington, Fenton, Hamilton, Harrington, Huntington, Kempton, Kenton, Kingston, Langton, Leighton, Linton, Livingston, Quinnton, Quinton, Reginn, Regino, Renato, Renton, Rexton, Ringo, Riston, Robinson, Swinton, Templeton, Vinton, Washington, Wellington, Winston and Winton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Remington.

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