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Gender: Male Origin of Rem: Dutch, diminutive of Remment, Remmert, or Remmelt

The name Rem is a boy's name of Dutch origin. Rem and is often added to lists like Creative Baby Names: Inspired by Artists and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

The Dutch are fond of short nickname names, and this one is tied to influential and provocative architect Koolhaas, born Remment. Could also be short for Remington or Remy.

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Famous People Named Rem

Remment Lucas "Rem" Koolhaas, Dutch architect

Pop Culture References for the name Rem

Rem Saverem, character in the anime Trigun
Rem, character in light novel/manga/anime "Re:Zero"
Rem, android in film Logan's Run
Rem Kaginuki, a devil in anime Dance with Devils
Rem, character in anime "Dream Hunter Rem"
Rem, female Shinigami (god of death/grim reaper) in the manga/anime "Death Note"