Raymond


Gender: Masculine
Origin: German
Meaning: “advice protector.”
(RAY-mund)

The name is composed of the Germanic elements ragin (advice) and mund (protector). It was introduced to England via the Normans. It was borne by several saints.

Currently, Raymond is the 225th most popular male name in the United States, (2010).

Other forms of the name include:

  • Remund (Aragonese)
  • Erramun (Basque)
  • Raimon (Catalan)
  • Raimondu (Corsican)
  • Rejmond Рејмонд (Croatian/Serbian)
  • Rajmund (Czech/Hungarian)
  • Raimund (Danish/Finnish/Norwegian/Romanian/Swedish)
  • Ramund (Danish)
  • Raymundus (Dutch/Latin)
  • Raymond (Dutch/English/French)
  • Raimo (Finnish)
  • Reima (Finnish)
  • Reemt (Frisian)
  • Réamann (Gaelic)
  • Redmund/Redmond (Irish)
  • Raimund (German)
  • Reimund (German)
  • Raimundur (Icelandic)
  • Raimondo (Italian)
  • Raimonds (Latvian)
  • Remao (Limburgish)
  • Mao (Limburgish)
  • Raimondas (Lithuanian)
  • Reimund (Norman)
  • Raginmund (Old German)
  • Rajmund (Polish/Slovene)
  • Ramun (Romansch)
  • Arrammundu (Sardinian)
  • Ramundu (Sardinian)
  • Rámon (Spanish)
  • Raimundo (Spanish/Portuguese)
  • Raymundo (Spanish/Brazilian Portuguese)
A common English short form is Ray.

Feminine forms include:

  • Ramona (English/Hungarian/Portuguese/Romanian/Spanish)
  • Raymonde (French)
  • Raimunde (German)
  • Raimonda (Italian)
  • Raimondina (Italian)
  • Rajmunda (Polish)
  • Ramuna (Romansch)
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