from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Remington, Eliphalet 1793-1861. American firearms manufacturer whose company was a major munitions supplier to the U.S. government and under his son Philo (1816-1889) an important manufacturer of sewing machines and typewriters.
- Remington, Frederic 1861-1909. American artist and journalist best known for his sculptures and paintings of the American West.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. A male given name of modern usage, transferred from the surname.
A habitational surname from the Lancashire village of Rimington, Old English "settlement by the Riming ("boundary") stream". (Wiktionary)