French from Latin

Remy Origin and Meaning

The name Remy is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French, Latin origin meaning "oarsman".
The name of a fifth century saint and one of a new generation of French names being discovered in the US, Remy sounds particularly modern and attractive. The name Remy is being revived for both boys and girls, sometimes as Remi. It entered the popularity list in 2009 and has quickly become one of the fastest-rising names on the list.

Remy came into the spotlight via the 2007 Disney film Ratatouille, starring an ambitious chef named Remy—who happened to be a rat. The name has also been borne by a variety of human characters in The Da Vinci Code, House, New Girl, and The Fairly Oddparents.

Remy de Gourmont was a French Symbolist poet, and Remy Charlip is a children's book author and illustrator.
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Famous People Named Remy

  • Saint Remy aka RemigiusBishop of Tours
  • Remy ThorneAmerican actor
  • Remy HiiAustralian actor
  • Rémy Vincent AndrianjanakaMalagasy politician
  • Remy BelleauFrench renaissance poet
  • Rémy BelvauxBelgian actor
  • Remy BonjaskySurninam,born Dutch professional K,1 kickboxer
  • Rémy CabellaFrench footballer
  • Rémy CardFrench Linux software developer
  • Rémi CastyFrench rugby league footballer
  • Rémy CeillierFrench Benedictine monk and historian
  • Remy CharlipAmerican children's book author and illustrator
  • Rémy CouvezFrench musician who plays the hurdy,gurdy
  • Remy de GourmontFrench writer
  • Rémy DésiletsCanadian politician
  • Rémy Di GregorioFrench professional cyclist
  • Rémy GirardQuébécois actor
  • Remy HamiltonAmerican NFL football kicker
  • Remy HermosoVenezuelan baseball player
  • Remy KeoCambodian politician
  • Rémy JulienneFrench stunt performer
  • Rémy MaertensBelgian tug of war competitor
  • Rémy MartinFrench rugby union flanker
  • Remy MunasifiAmerican stand,up comedian, parody musician and video artist
  • Rémy NoëEnglish painter of French,Dutch descent
  • Remy OngSingaporean bowling champion
  • Rémy PflimlinFrench media executive
  • Rémy PointereauFrench politician
  • Remy PresasFilipino martial artist
  • Remy P. PresasAmerican martial artist
  • Rémy RaffalliFrench World War II soldier
  • Rémy RiouFrench footballer
  • Remy ShandCanadian R&B/Soul artist
  • Rémy TrudelQuébécois politician
  • Rémy VercoutreSoccer goalkeeper
  • Remy WellenGerman ice hockey forward
  • Achille Rémy PercheronFrench entomologist
  • Jean Rémy Ayounéformer foreign minister of Gabon
  • JeanRémy Bessieux, French missionary and bishop
  • JeanRémy Moët, French wine merchant of Moët et Chandon
  • Loic RemyFrench International Footballer
  • Jerry RemyAmerican baseball announcer and former player

Remy in Pop Culture

  • Remyrat and main character in Pixar's Ratatouille
  • Remy Etienne Lebeau aka Gambitcharacter in Marvel's X,Men series
  • Remy Delatourcharacter on TV's Devious Maids
  • Remy Dantoncharacter on TV's House of Cards
  • Remy Baudouincharacter in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
  • Remy Buxaplentycharacter in animated series The Fairly OddParents
  • Rémy Legaludeccharacter in The Da Vinci Code
  • Remy Marathecharacter in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest
  • Remy McSwaincharacter in movie "The Big Easy"
  • Remycharacter in video game StreetFighter
  • Remysecretary of Lord Julian on TV's "Reign"
  • RemyLandlord on TV's New Girl
  • RemyThomas Sanders personality for "sleep"
  • Chris "Remy" Rembrandt a.k.a. Springheelcharacter in the "Commitment" campaign of the podcast "The Adventure Zone"