Meaning and Origin of: Remington

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Town of the raven

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : From the raven's home

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old EnglishRiming ‘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.

Famous people who gave their babies this name