Name: Remington

Origin and Meaning of the Name Remington

  • Meaning:
    Settlement on the boundary stream
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (REM ing tun)
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    Itself (Remington)
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Miscellaneous Info for Remington

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of the surname, from the place name Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming "boundary stream") with the Old English tun (enclosure, settlement).

    Remington Steele is a fictional detective in the TV series Remington Steele. Remington Arms are a major American manufacturer of weapons.

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