Meaning and Origin of: Raymond

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Worthy protector

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and French : from the Norman personal nameRaimund, 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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