definitions
  • synonyms

Raymond

[ rey-muh nd ]
/ ˈreɪ mənd /
|

noun

Henry Jar·vis [jahr-vis] /ˈdʒɑr vɪs/, 1820–69, U.S. publicist: founder of The New York Times.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “counsel” and “protection.”

RELATED CONTENT

Manchurian candidateRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
READ MORE
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for raymond

Word Origin and History for raymond

Raymond


masc. proper name, from Old French Raimund, from Frankish *Raginmund "counsel-protection" or "might-protection," from ragin "counsel, might" + mund "hand, protection" (cf. Old High German munt, Old English mund, second element in Edmund, Sigismund, etc.), from PIE *man- "hand" (see manual (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper