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Updated March 26, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : From Rheims

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : Fun-loving
  • Old English : From the raven's home

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Remy

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Rémy) and Swiss German : from a medieval personal name which represents a falling together of two distinct Latin names: Remigius (a derivative of remex, genitive remigis, ‘rower, oarsman’), and Remedius (from remedium ‘cure’, ‘remedy’). The former name was borne by a 6th-century bishop of Rheims; the latter was borne by various minor saints of the 8th to 10th centuries.
  • A Rémy is cited in 1663 in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, with the secondary surname <xref>Champagne</xref>. Lespérance is also found as a secondary surname with this name.

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