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Rayment

What does Rayment mean?

Rayment Pronunciation of Rayment [ray-ment] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and Rayment means "protecting hands". Rayment is a version of Raymond (Old German).

Associated with: protecting (defender).

Variations

12 related forms via Raymond: Raemond, Raimond, Raimund, Rajmund, Ramon, Ramond, Ramone, Raymondo, Raymund, Raymunde, Raymundo and Reymond.

Creative forms:
(male) Rement, Remment, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Rayment Byron (R.B.), ..

How popular is Rayment?

Rayment is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#54880 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Raymond (#259 last year), Ramon (#633), Raymundo (#1806), Ramone and Ramond are the prominent alternative forms of Rayment (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Rajmund, are uncommon. These relations of Rayment were favored as baby names 95 years ago (average #1033) and are now significantly less common (#1339, 91.6%), with forms such as Raymond becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ramon, Ramond, Ramone, Raymond, Raymundo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rayment and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bryent, Clement, Damont, Klement, Kliment, Lamont, Laurent, Machent, Osment, Radbert, Radmond (see Redmond), Radmund (see Redmond), Raiden, Ramey, Ranjeet, Raven, Rayce, Rayder, Raydon, Raye, Raylen, Rayman, Raymon, Rayne, Raynell, Rayner, Raynes, Rayven, Rayvin, Royden, Ryden, Ryen, Sargent and Tarrent. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rayment.

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