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Raymond Meaning


What does Raymond mean?

The name Raymond is of German and English origin.

The meaning of Raymond is "counselor, protector".

Raymond is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ray-mond.

The Given Name Raymond

Introduced into England by the Normans, the name Raymond is a form of the name Raginmund. It is derived from two German elements. The first ragin means "advice, counsel". The second mund means "protector".

The name dropped from popularity but was revived in the middle of the 19th century along with other names of Anglo Saxon and Norman Germanic origin.

Raymond falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Raymond Barre, Raymond Berry, and Raymond Burr.

Raymond Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 299 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,149 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 293 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,200 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Raymond Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Raymond has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Raymond to other names.

Raymond Related Names

Raymond is a form of Raginmund.

Variants of the name Raymond include Raimond, Raymon, Raymonde, Raymund.

The names Erramun, Raimo, Raimonda, Raimondas, Raimondo, Raimonds, Raimundo, Rajmund, Ramona, Rayman, Raymone, Raymundo, Reamann, Reigh, Reima, Reimund, Reinmund, Reymond, Reymundo are all forms of Raymond.

Raymond has the diminutive (nickname) Ray.

Famous Raymonds

  • Raymond Barre ~ French Prime Minister (1976-1981)
  • Raymond Berry ~ Football Player
  • Raymond Burr ~ Actor
  • Raymond Davis Jr. ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 2002
  • Raymond Kopa ~ Soccer Player
  • Raymond Nonnatus ~ Saint
  • Raymond of Barbastro ~ Saint
  • Raymond of Fitero ~ Saint
  • Raymond of Penafort ~ Saint
  • Raymond of Toulouse ~ Saint
  • Raymond Poincare ~ French President (1913-1920), French Prime Minister (1912-1913; 1922-1924; 1926-1929)
  • Raymond the Palmer ~ Saint
  • Raymond van de Klundert 'Kluun' ~ Writer

Raymond Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Raymond.

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Raymond Name Fun

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