Remy

Remy - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Remy, meaning oarsman, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1925 on position #1913. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Remy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Remy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Remy. The baby boy name Remy was given to 184 baby boys in 2012, ranking #886 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,919 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Remy peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2010 on position 872.



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Remy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Remy is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #430 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,644.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Remy is where you live.


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Remy origin and meaning

Remy is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means oarsman. To see famous people named Remy, pop culture references for the name Remy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Remy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Remy, sorted by popularity.

Ryan / Ronnie / Ramon / Rene / Roman / Ron / Romeo / Ronny / Rowan / Rohan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012886
2011887
2010872
2009924
20081036
20071230
20061496
20051388
20041275
20031399
20021326
20011298
20001547
19991511
19981309
19971218
19961403
19951297
19941567
19931918
19921812
19911406
19901517
19891534
19881616
19871679
19852634
19842007
19832013
19821533
19802414
19792030
19631724
19251913

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico430
Louisiana450
Washington468
California591
Michigan608
Massachusetts641
Colorado680
Missouri736
Indiana811
Virginia818
North Carolina948
Pennsylvania996
Georgia1033
Florida1063
Ohio1150
Illinois1163
New York1190
Texas1644

Even more about Remy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Remy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Remy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Remy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 8,919
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1925
2012 births +184

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