Meaning and Origin of Raymond - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Raymond

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Worthy protector

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English and French : from the Norman personal name Raimund, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + mund ‘protection’.
  • Americanized spelling of German Raimund, a cognate of 1.
  • A Raymond, also called Passe-Campagne, from the Angoumois region of France is documented in La Prairie, Quebec, in 1692.

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