Names Searched Right Now:
Rate:
Follow:

Get email updates on Raymond

Gender: M Meaning of Raymond: "wise-protector" Origin of Raymond: German Raymond's Popularity in 2013: #264

Popularity: this week.

Now that the show has gone into reruns, does anybody still love Raymond? Though it's been long dormant, some parents -- including Jack Nicholson -- are finding its cool component, largely through the nickname Ray.

Raymond was introduced into England by the Normans and was a favorite in the time of the Crusades.

Raymond was a Top 20 name in 1900, and continued to be popular through the era of Raymond Chandler and Raymond Burr and Raymond Massey. More recently there was the eminent short story writer Raymond Carver. Ramon and Raimondo, the Irish Reamonn (with nickname Rea) and the surname Redmond.

Bottom line: Raymond hasn't quite crossed into Clunky Cool territory yet, but he might just follow his own nickname there.

People who like Raymond also like:

Alonzo   Early   Fabian   Henri   Lucero   New   Newland   Ray   Ringo   Serafino   Theomund   Theophile   Thorold   Vladimir   Vladko Show me more names similar to Raymond Comment on Raymond

Famous People Named Raymond

Raymond Carver, American short story writer
Raymond Romano, American actor/comedian
Raymond "Ray" Ortiz Toro, American musician
Raymond Felton, American basketball player
Raymond Lee "Ray" Luzier, drummer for band "Korn"

Pop Culture References for the Name Raymond

Raymond Babbitt, Dustin Hoffman's character in "Rain Man"
Raymond Vester, character in the game 'Resident Evil: Revelations'
Raymond "Red" Reddington, from "The Blacklist" (James Spader)
Raymond Firewalker, character on TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger"
Raymond Collins "Mr. Collins," character in ABC's "Ravenswood"

Mundo, Radmond, Raemon, Raemond, Raemondo, Raemonn, Raimon, Raimond, Raimonds, Ramon, Ramond, Ramonde, Ramone, Ramonte, Ray, Rayman, Raymand, Raymann, Raymen, Rayment, Raymon, Raymone, Raymont, Raymun, Raymund, Raymunde, Reamonn, Redmond, Reimond, Reimonde, Reimundo, Remone, Reymon, Reymond, Reymound, Reymund

Raymond's International Variations

Erramun (Basque) Reima, Raimo (Finnish) Raimund, Reimund (German) Réamann (Irish Gaelic) Raimondo (Italian) Rajmund (Polish) Raymundo, Raimundo, Ramón (Portuguese)