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Remy

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Remy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Remy

"Remy" is a name of French origin, and it means "Oarsman or Remedy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A male given name, variant of Remi.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Remy

Remy Ma is a hip hop music rapper, songwriter, and rapping. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Remy was given the name Reminisce Smith on May 30th, 1980. Remy is also known as Remy Martin.

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Remy was born on June 26th, 1988 in San Francisco.

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Remy Hii is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2009.

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Rémy Cabella is a soccer player for the Olympique de Marseille, Gazélec Ajaccio, Montpellier HSC, AC Arles-Avignon, Newcastle United F.C., France national under-21 football team, Corsica national football team, and France national football team. Rémy was born on March 8th, 1990 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

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Remy Bonjasky is a martial artist. Remy was born on January 10th, 1976 in Paramaribo.

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Remy Auberjonois is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1986. Remy was given the name Remy-Luc Auberjonois on January 21st, 1974. Remy is also known as Remey Auberjonois.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Remy

Loïc Rémy is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., Olympique Lyonnais Reserves, Academy, Olympique Lyonnais, RC Lens, OGC Nice, Olympique de Marseille, Queens Park Rangers F.C., Newcastle United F.C., France national under-20 football team, France national under-21 football team, and France. Loïc was born on January 2nd, 1987 in Rillieux-la-Pape, France.

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Jared was born in 1979.

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Jerry Remy is a baseball player. Jerry was born on November 8th, 1952 in Fall River, Massachusetts.

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U.S. Girls is an indie rock and pop rock musician. She was most active from 2007 to present. U.S. was given the name Meghan Remy .

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Albert Rémy was an actor. His career lasted from 1943 to 1967. Albert was born on April 9th, 1911 in Hauts-de-Seine, France. He breathed his last breath on January 26th, 1967.

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William Rémy is a soccer player for the Montpellier HSC, RC Lens, US Créteil-Lusitanos, Dijon FCO, France national under-17 football team, France national under-18 football team, and France national under-19 football team. William was born on April 4th, 1991 in Courbevoie.

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How popular is the baby name Remy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 0 6
1915 6 0 6
1922 9 0 9
1925 9 0 9
1927 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1935 5 0 5
1940 5 0 5
1944 7 0 7
1945 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1951 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1953 8 0 8
1954 10 0 10
1955 12 0 12
1956 7 0 7
1957 12 0 12
1958 10 0 10
1959 10 0 10
1960 8 0 8
1961 14 0 14
1962 10 0 10
1963 13 0 13
1964 14 5 9
1965 10 0 10
1966 11 5 6
1967 13 0 13
1968 17 7 10
1969 14 8 6
1970 12 0 12
1971 21 11 10
1972 15 7 8
1973 5 0 5
1974 8 0 8
1975 21 9 12
1976 22 15 7
1977 32 19 13
1978 30 16 14
1979 41 22 19
1980 46 24 22
1981 40 24 16
1982 50 18 32
1983 41 17 24
1984 52 26 26
1985 61 33 28
1986 46 26 20
1987 63 37 26
1988 78 38 40
1989 98 43 55
1990 102 43 59
1991 103 44 59
1992 110 63 47
1993 108 62 46
1994 127 63 64
1995 138 66 72
1996 127 49 78
1997 167 72 95
1998 161 70 91
1999 165 81 84
2000 159 88 71
2001 155 64 91
2002 180 75 105
2003 180 75 105
2004 204 94 110
2005 194 84 110
2006 177 74 103
2007 252 105 147
2008 308 116 192
2009 338 132 206
2010 368 126 242
2011 416 180 236
2012 432 196 236
2013 520 218 302
2014 706 281 425
2015 886 332 554
2016 1,042 394 648

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Popularity of Remy as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Remy U.S.
  White 53.75% 64.26%
  African American 36.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Remy

People with the last name Remy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Remy

  • What name lists does Remy rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Remy? Remy is the 2,654th most popular name of all time. As a last name Remy was the 8,681st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Remy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,883 babies born with the first name Remy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Remy to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Remy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Remy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Remy is Friday, February 21st, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Remy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Remy was in 2016 with a total of 648 babies.
  • Random Remy Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Remy is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Remy: Your name in reverse order is Ymer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ermy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Remy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,784 people with the last name Remy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Remy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Remy as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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