Raymond: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Raymond

Raymond

Pronunciation: RAY-mənd (key)

Origin of the name Raymond:

From the Old Norman French Raimund (wise protection), which is derived from the Germanic Raginmund, a compound name composed of the elements ragin (advice, judgment, counsel) and mund (hand, protection).

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My boyfriend's name is Raymond, but he goes by Ray. He was named after his grandfather. He likes his name because there are not many other 20 year olds named Ray these days!

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Famous real-life people named Raymond: | Edit

Ray Davies, lead singer and songwriter of The Kinks
Raymond Carver, American short story writer
Raymond Chandler, American crime novelist, creator of Philip Marlowe
Ray Romano, American comedian
Raymond Burr, American actor
Raymond Massey, American actor
Ray Toro, Lead Guitarist of My Chemical Romance

Raymond in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Everybody Loves Raymond," sitcom starring Ray Romano
Raymond "Rainman" Babbitt in the movie "Rain Man"

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