What does Tremaine mean?
Tremaine /tre-mai-ne/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Celtic derivation, and the meaning of the name Tremaine is "town built with stone". Tremaine is a version of Tremain (Celtic): popular with African-American families. Compare last name Treharne.
How popular is Tremaine?
Tremaine is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#19515 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Tremaine for boys. Tremaine entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #822 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tremaine and associated names. Tremayne is the only other prominent alternative form of Tremaine. Variants like Tramain are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.154%) and has become less since, with the form Tremayne becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Tremaine is alike in pronunciation to Trumaine. Like Tremaine, this name is not commonly used.