Raymond - boys name

Raymond name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Raymond name meaning:

The name Raymond is derived from the Germanic elements "ragin," meaning "advice" or "counsel," and "mund," meaning "protector" or "guardian." As a result, the name Raymond can be interpreted as "wise protector" or "counselor guardian." This name has a strong and confident feel to it, embodying qualities such as wisdom, guidance, and protection.

The name Raymond has a long history and has been used in various cultures. It gained popularity in the English-speaking world during the Middle Ages and has been a widely used name since then. Raymond is often associated with individuals who possess intelligence, leadership skills, and a strong sense of responsibility.

In summary, the name Raymond signifies a person who is both wise and protective, making it a fitting name for those who are seen as counselors, mentors, or guardians. It carries a sense of authority and reliability, suggesting that individuals named Raymond may possess qualities that inspire trust and respect from others.

Origin: English

Mighty protector.


Saints names, Victorian names

Related names

Raymond , Raimondo, Raimund, Ramon, Ramone , Rayce, Rayder, Raydon, Rayford, Raylen , Rayman, Raymon, Raymonde, Raynell

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 584 out of 4789

65 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (477)

Historical popularity of Raymond

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