Baby Name
See the girl version of this name


Raymond Name Meaning and Origin

Raymond Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Wise protector, strong protector

Name Origin


The name Raymond means 'wise protector' or 'strong protector'. It originates from the German language and has been popularized by various saints and kings throughout history.

See Your Future Baby Now
Just a few clicks away from the magical moment of meeting your future Baby.

Raymond Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Raymond is a smooth name with easy pronunciation, flowing well in conversation.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Raymond has a decent rhythm, with two syllables that are balanced but slightly repetitive.

Famous People Named Raymond

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Raymond Burr

Raymond Burr was a Canadian-American actor known for his roles in 'Perry Mason' and 'Ironside'. He was considered one of the most respected actors in the mid-20th century.

● Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler was an American-British novelist and screenwriter, best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Philip Marlowe.

● Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver was an American short story writer and poet, known for his minimalist writing style and depiction of the working-class life.

● Raymond Massey

Raymond Massey was a Canadian actor known for his roles in films such as 'Abe Lincoln in Illinois' and 'Arsenic and Old Lace'.

● Raymond van Barneveld

Raymond van Barneveld is a Dutch former professional darts player and five-time World Darts Champion.

Raymond Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Raymond

The name Raymond does not typically bring to mind negative characters or cultural symbols. However, it may be associated with older generations due to its historical popularity.

Similar Names to Raymond

    Baby Names Generator


    Gender-Sorted Baby Names

    • Boy Names
    • Girl Names
    • Unisex Names

    Top baby names

    • Most Popular Baby Names 2024
    • Most Popular Baby Names 2023
    • Most Popular Baby Names 2022
    • Most Popular Baby Names 2021
    • Most Popular Baby Names 2020

    Baby Names A-Z

    Baby Name Origins