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Gender: Female Meaning of Remy: "oarsman" Origin of Remy: French from Latin Remy's Popularity in 2017: #605

The name Remy is a girl's name of French origin meaning "oarsman". Remy is ranked #605 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Girl Names Ending in Y and discussed in our forums with posts like ""Don't call me ___, I go by ___"".

From the experts:

Remy is one of those rare names that combines ancient roots with modern sleekness. Boys outnumber girls with the classic Remy spelling, girls named Remi outnumber those named Remy. With either spelling and for either gender, it's a winning choice.

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Famous People Named Remy

Remy Ma (born Reminisce Smith), American rapper
Remy LaCroix, American adult film actress
Remy Zaken, American actress
Caroline Rémy de Guebhard aka Séverine, French anarchist and feminist
Reham "Remy" Maaddi, American reality TV personality of "Bridezillas" and "Remy & Rob"
Lily "Remy" Weinstein (b. 1997), daughter of film producer Harvey Weinstein and Eve Chilton
Remington "Remy" Negus, daughter of reality TV personality Ronnie Negus ("Real Housewives of Vancouver")
Remy Williams (b. 2012), daughter of TV journalist Cameron Williams
Remy Anne Joel (b. 2017), daughter of musician Billy Joel

Pop Culture References for the name Remy

Remy "Thirteen" Beauregard Hadley, character on TV series "House M.D."
Remy Graff, character in film "Earthquake"
Remy Beaumont, character on TV's "Ravenswood"
Remy Starr, character in "This Lullaby" by Sarah Dessen


Sapphire Says:


I don’t think that this name works for a boy

indiefendi2 Says:


in my county this would be out of the question because it's a popular liquor brand.

hannahgracewilson Says:


I love it

Miri Says:


I adore this name. So sweet!

ambercat Says:


I have a feeling this girl is going to wear a weave.