Meaning and Origin of: Remington
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First name origins & meanings:
- English : Town of the raven
- Old English : From the raven's home
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English : habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
- The American painter Frederic Remington (1861–1909) was descended from John Remington, living in MA in 1639; his father, Eliphalet Remington, was born in Suffield, CT (1793), and was a noted firearms manufacturer.