Raymond is a name of Germanic origin, from the name "Reginmund", composed of the elements "ragin" ("counsellor") and "mund" ("protector"). This was the name of several saints, including Saint Raymond Nonnatus, the patron of midwives and expectant mothers, and Saint Raymond of Peñafort, the patron of canonists. It is a cognate of Ralph.

It is also the basis of names such as Ramón, Raimund, Raimundo, Raimondo, Reimund etc.



Counts of Toulouse:
*Raymond I of Toulouse
*Raymond II of Toulouse
*Raymond III of Toulouse
*Raymond IV of Toulouse
*Raymond V of Toulouse
*Raymond VI of Toulouse
*Raymond VII of Toulouse

Counts of Tripoli:
*Raymond II of Tripoli (c.1115–1152), Count of Tripoli from 1137 to 1152
*Raymond III of Tripoli (c.1142–1187), Count of Tripoli from 1152 to 1187

Princes of Antioch:
*Raymond-Roupen of Antioch (d.1219)
*Raymond of Antioch,
*Raymond-Roger de Trencavel

Count of Gaicia:
*Raymond of Burgundy, married to Queen Urraca of Castile

*Raymond of Peñafort, a medieval canon lawyer, c. 1175 – 1275
*Raymond Nonnatus, a ransomer of hostages, 1204-1240

Medieval Chronicler
*Raymond of Aguilers, chronicler of the First Crusade (1096–1099)


* Allen Raymond
* Antonin Raymond (1888-1976), Czech architect
* Brett Raymond
* Edward Burleson Raymond, foreman of the King Ranch and founder of Raymondville, Texas
* Eric S. Raymond
* Eugene Raymond
* Gary Raymond
* Harold "Tubby" Raymond
* Jade Raymond (born 1974), Canadian video game producer and television personality
* Janice Raymond (model)
* Jonathan Raymond
* Lee Raymond
* Lisa Raymond
* Paul Raymond (born 1925), English pornographer, and owner of Raymond Revuebars and several English erotic magazines such as "Razzle"
* Phillip Raymond
* Richard Raymond (pianist)
* Richard Raymond (Texas politician)
* Suze Raymond
* Tito Raymond
* Usher (entertainer) (born Usher Raymond, 1978), musician
* Raymond & Maria, a Swedish pop group
* Raymond (mascot), for the Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball team
* Ray Romano (born 1957), American actor

In fiction

* Raymond Cocteau, mayor/governor/dictator of San Angeles in 1990s movie "Demolition Man"
* Raymond Stantz, main character in film "Ghostbusters"
* Ray Barone, main character in sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond"
* Father Ray Mukada, priest character in HBO drama Oz
* Mondo Browne (Raymond Browne), African-American killer character in HBO drama "Oz"


United States

*Raymond, California
*Raymond, Illinois
*Raymond, Indiana
*Raymond, Iowa
*Raymond, Kansas
*Raymond, Maine
*Raymond, Minnesota
*Raymond, Mississippi
**Battle of Raymond, during the American Civil War
*Raymond, Nebraska
*Raymond, New Hampshire
*Raymond, Ohio
*Raymond, South Dakota
*Raymond, Washington
*Raymond, Wisconsin


*Raymond, Alberta, Canada


*"Raymond, ou Le secret de la reine", a comic opera by Ambroise Thomas

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