Redmond

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Gender: Male Meaning of Redmond: "wise protector" Origin of Redmond: Irish variation of Raymond

The name Redmond is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "wise protector". Redmond and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

We love this partly for purely personal reasons, since it is one of our surnames. We used it as the middle name of a son -- and it can make a good first choice too.

Redmond--aka Reamann or Raemonn--is the Irish form of the Germanic name that occurs in modern English as Raymond. One seventeenth century Redmond O'Hanlon was a charismatic outlaw, and he has a modern namesake who is a well-known travel writer.

In Ireland, Mundy is sometimes used as a nickname.

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Famous People Named Redmond

Redmond James Fawcett O'Neal, son of American actors Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal
Redmond "Red" Gerard (born 2000), American snowboarder, 2018 Olympic gold medalist

Pop Culture References for the name Redmond

Redmond Barry, Barry Lyndon's original name in "Barry Lyndon" (1852) by W. M. Thackeray; he acquired the surname Lyndon when he married the countess of Lyndon, a wealthy foolish widow

Radmund, Redmen, Redman, Radmond, Redmon, Redmund, Reddin

Redmond's International Variations

Reamon, Réamann (Irish)