Remi name meaning

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What does the name Remi mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Remi

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from the United Kingdom agree the name Remi means "God brings Comfort, God comforts me" and is of Yoruba origin.
  2. A user from California, U.S. says the name Remi is of French origin and means "Comforted by god".
  3. A user from Nigeria says the name Remi is of Yoruba origin and means "Remi is a short form of Oluwaremilekun or Aderemi, while the former means God comforts or God relieves me of my tears, the latter means the crown or throne comforts. Names are given based on the season or condition of heart (emotion)".
  4. According to a user from Nevada, U.S., the name Remi means "A french boat rower".
  5. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Remi is of American origin and means "River".
  6. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Remi means "To have to hold for all eternity" and is of Roman origin.
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Notable Persons Named Remi

Notable Persons Named Remi

Rémi Gaillard

Rémi Gaillard is a prankster and practical joke. His ongoing career started in 1999. Rémi was born on February 7th, 1975 in Montpellier. Rémi is also known as King Of Trolls and Dare Devil.

Rémi Garde

Rémi Garde is a soccer player for the Aston Villa F.C., Olympique Lyonnais, RC Strasbourg Alsace, Arsenal F.C., and France national football team. Rémi was born on April 3rd, 1966 in L'Arbresle, France.

Rémi Fraisse

Rémi was born on August 31st, 1993 in Toulouse. He died on October 26th, 2014.

Rémi Walter

Rémi Walter is a soccer player for the OGC Nice, AS Nancy, France national under-17 football team, France national under-19 football team, and France national under-20 football team. Rémi was born on April 26th, 1995 in Essey-lès-Nancy, France.

Remi Adefarasin

Remi Adefarasin is a cinematographer. Remi was born on February 2nd, 1948 in London, England.

Remi Moses

Remi Moses is a soccer player for the West Bromwich Albion F.C., Manchester United F.C., and England national under-21 football team. Remi was born on November 14th, 1960 in Miles Platting.

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    Soccer Player
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    Soccer Player
  • Rémi Ochlik
  • Remi Ayodele
    Football Player
  • Rémi Mathis
  • Rémi Babinet
    Creative Director
  • Remi Aubuchon
  • Rémi Bezançon
    Film Director
  • Rémi Casty
    Rugby Player
  • Remi Johansen
  • Rémi Bonfils
    Rugby Player
  • Rémi Després
  • Rémi Talès

Notable Persons With the Last Name Remi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Remi

Salaam Remi

Salaam Remi is a hip hop music, contemporary r&b, and pop music record producer. He was most prominent from 1986 to present. Salaam was born in Queens, New York, U.S.

Philippe De Remi

Philippe was born in 1210. He left this life in 1265.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Remi U.S.
  White 63.46% 64.26%
  African American 28.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Remi

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

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Fun Facts about the name Remi

  • How Popular is the name Remi? Remi is the 2,321st most popular name of all time. As a last name Remi was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Remi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,970 babies born with the first name Remi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Remi to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Remi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Remi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Remi is Wednesday, November 11th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Remi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Remi was in 2019 with a total of 1,848 babies. That's a lot of babies named Remi!
  • Random Remi Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Remi ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 10 babies in Montana have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Remi: The name spelled backwards is Imer. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Reim. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Remi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Remi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Remi? Remi is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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