[ 3 syll. re-min-(g)ton, rem-ingt-on ] The baby boy name Remington is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is REHM-ih-NGTahN †. Remington is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. The name's meaning is from the raven city. It is from the elements 'hremm' meaning raven ; 'tun' town, settlement, homestead. The first name is derived from the place name of the meaning 'raven city'.
Remy (English contraction) is another variant of Remington.
Remington is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1980s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.079% of baby boys were given the name Remington. It ranked at #245 then. Out of all boy names in its group, Remington was the most popular in 2018. Remington was twice as popular as the next most popular name, Remy, in that year. Remington has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys. In 2017, the name Remington was given to 89% more baby boys than girls.
† Pronunciation for Remington: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"