Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RAY-mənd(English)
REH-MAWN(French)
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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.

Related Names

VariantRaymund(English)
DiminutiveRay(English)
Feminine FormsRae(English) Raymonde(French)
Other Languages & CulturesRaginmund, Raimund(Ancient Germanic) Erramun(Basque) Ramon, Raimon(Catalan) Raimond(Estonian) Raimo, Reima(Finnish) Raimund, Reimund(German) Rajmund(Hungarian) Réamann, Réamonn, Redmond, Redmund(Irish) Raimondo(Italian) Raimonds(Latvian) Remao, Mao(Limburgish) Raimondas(Lithuanian) Rémann(Medieval Irish) Rajmund(Polish) Raimundo(Portuguese) Raymundo(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Rajmund(Slovene) Raimundo, Ramón, Moncho(Spanish) Raymundo(Spanish (Latin American))

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Name Days

France: January 7
Norway: November 3

Images

Statue of Saint Raymond NonnatusStatue of Saint Raymond Nonnatus

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Entry updated February 28, 2019