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Raymond meaning and name origin

Raymond \ra(y)-mo-nd\ as a boy's name is pronounced RAY-mund. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Raymond is "protecting hands". Old Teutonic name used in the Middle Ages and in the 19th century. Saint Raymond (13th century) was a Spanish saint. Also the name of an 11th-century Count who was a Crusader leader of the First Crusade. See also Rainer and Redmond. Author Raymond Chandler; actors Raymond Massey, Raymond Burr.

Raymond has 19 variant forms: Raemond, Raemondo, Raimond, Raimondo, Raimund, Raimundo, Rajmund, Ramon, Ramond, Ramonde, Ramone, Ray, Rayment, Raymondo, Raymund, Raymunde, Raymundo, Reymond and Reymundo.

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Popularity of Raymond

Raymond is a very popular first name for men (#36 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#903 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Raymond
Popularity of Raymond