Gender: Female Meaning of Remy: "oarsman" Origin of Remy: French from Latin Remy's Popularity in 2018: #537

Remy Origin and Meaning

The name Remy is a girl's name of French origin meaning "oarsman".

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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Rank in US: #537

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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.