Given Name RAYMOND

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: RAY-mənd (English), RE-MAWN (French)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Raginmund, composed of the elements ragin "advice" and mund "protector". The Normans introduced this name to England in the form Reimund. It was borne by several medieval (mostly Spanish) saints, including Saint Raymond Nonnatus, the patron of midwives and expectant mothers, and Saint Raymond of Peñafort, the patron of canonists.

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VARIANT: Raymund (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Ray (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Ramona, Rae, Raylene (English), Raymonde (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Raginmund, Raimund (Ancient Germanic), Erramun (Basque), Ramon, Raimon (Catalan), Raimo, Reima (Finnish), Raimund, Reimund (German), Rajmund (Hungarian), Réamann, Redmond, Redmund (Irish), Raimondo (Italian), Raimonds (Latvian), Remao, Mao (Limburgish), Raimondas (Lithuanian), Rajmund (Polish), Raimundo (Portuguese), Raymundo (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Rajmund (Slovene), Raimundo, Ramón, Raymundo (Spanish)
  United States
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  Canada (BC)
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  England and Wales
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  France
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  Norway
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  Switzerland
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