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What does Tremain mean?

Tremain Pronunciation of Tremain [tremain] as a boys' name is pronounced tre-MAYNE. It is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Tremain is "town built with stone". Popular with African-American families.

Associated with: stone (rock), popular (famous).


Tremain has 5 variants: Tramain, Tramaine, Tramayne, Tremaine and Tremayne.

Creative forms:
(male) Temain, Trein, ..

(female) Trean, Tretan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tremain Angelo (T.A.), ..

How popular is Tremain?

Tremain is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#24146 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tremain entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1890 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Tremain are Tremaine (#1654 in recent rankings), Tremayne and Tramaine. Usage of these forms of Tremain was widespread 35 years ago (adoption of 0.01%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.01%, 66%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tremain, Tramaine, Tremaine, Tremayne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tremain and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tremain is alike in pronunciation to Trueman, Trumaine, Truman and Trumann. Other suggested similar names are Armin, Brain, Brendin, Brennin, Brentin, Crain, Crepin, Crespin, Dewain, Ermin, Freman, Frewin, Germain, Jermain, Romain, Talmai, Tasman, Tazman, Tedman, Tegan, Teman, Temani, Teran, Terrin, Tevan, Tevin, Teytin, Tienan, Tilman, Tilmann, Tomalin, Tomkin, Tomlin, Torean, Trai, Trail, Treacy, Tremont, Trenten, Trentin, Trenton, Trevan, Trevar, Treven, Trevian, Trevin, Trevion, Trevis, Trevon, Trevonn, Trevyn, Tristin, Twain, Urbain and Yemin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tremain.

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