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Raymond

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English

Etymology

Germanic ragin "advice" + mund "protector".

Proper noun

Singular
Raymond

Plural
-

Raymond

  1. A male given name.
  2. A surname based on the given name.

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Quotations

  • 1886 Mary Elizabeth Braddon: Belgravia Magazine. Item notes:V.60.(July-Oct.1886) page 94:
    An uncle of mine whose name was Cecil Jeffery Courtenay obtained a post of great emolument simply by virtue of his 'pretty' name. Mine, I think, is quite as effective, though it depends upon but one Christian name, Raymond. I am Raymond Courtenay.
  • 2006 Janette McCarthy: Hanging on a String: ISBN 0758215819 page 141:
    I thought the name Raymond sounded respectable. Good name for a lawyer.

Translations


French

Proper noun

Raymond

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Raymond.
  2. A surname based on the given name.

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Norwegian

Proper noun

Raymond

  1. A male given name borrowed from English and French in the end of the 19th century.

Swedish

Proper noun

Raymond

  1. A male given name borrowed from English and French in the end of the 19th century.

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