History of the Name Tremaine

The name Tremaine is a Celtic name and it has an association with Scotland and other Celtic nations.

In particular Tremaine is associated with Cornwall. The origin of the name is related to a family that carried out the name travelled and eventually, the name combined with the regions that they were established.

The meaning of Tremaine is Settlement Stone which is the literal traduction of the name Treman. The words in Cornish are a settlement that belongs to “Tre” (or Welsh for town) and stone that would be referring to “man”. The first time that the name was registered on c.1230, the name Tremaine was written “Treman”.


Tremaine was not in the top 100 baby boys names in Scotland in 2016.  This name is also quite unique in other English speaking countries.

Famous People Called Tremaine

A variety of male celebrities has this name, for example, the American director of the Jackass franchise, Jeff Tremaine. Also, in sport, this name had been made popular by the player Tremaine Fowles from the Dakota Wizards.Recently in the industry of music, the popularity of Tremaine have increased with the famous American singer Trey Songz, whose real name is Tremaine Aldon Neverson. Not only he is famous for songs like “Say Aah” and “Na Na”, in 2017 he called his seventh album “Tremaine”.

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