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Raymond

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 165 0 165 #87 boy name
1881 195 0 195 #74 boy name
1882 230 0 230 #78 boy name
1883 233 0 233 #68 boy name
1884 299 0 299 #62 boy name
1885 308 0 308 #58 boy name
1886 353 0 353 #52 boy name
1887 372 0 372 #47 boy name
1888 469 0 469 #45 boy name
1889 511 0 511 #37 boy name
1890 546 0 546 #36 boy name
1891 575 0 575 #30 boy name
1892 681 0 681 #31 boy name
1893 703 0 703 #29 boy name
1894 767 0 767 #27 boy name
1895 806 0 806 #26 boy name
1896 865 6 859 #24 boy name
1897 842 5 837 #22 boy name
1898 935 6 929 #23 boy name
1899 869 0 869 #22 boy name
1900 1,150 0 1,150 #23 boy name
1901 888 0 888 #22 boy name
1902 1,075 10 1,065 #21 boy name
1903 1,051 0 1,051 #21 boy name
1904 1,093 0 1,093 #22 boy name
1905 1,165 6 1,159 #21 boy name
1906 1,133 0 1,133 #21 boy name
1907 1,298 8 1,290 #21 boy name
1908 1,389 8 1,381 #20 boy name
1909 1,447 6 1,441 #20 boy name
1910 1,747 10 1,737 #19 boy name
1911 2,096 8 2,088 #19 boy name
1912 4,382 8 4,374 #18 boy name
1913 5,328 17 5,311 #18 boy name
1914 6,846 26 6,820 #16 boy name
1915 9,013 31 8,982 #16 boy name
1916 9,607 42 9,565 #16 boy name
1917 10,007 50 9,957 #16 boy name
1918 11,650 47 11,603 #15 boy name
1919 11,420 36 11,384 #14 boy name
1920 12,233 40 12,193 #15 boy name
1921 12,689 47 12,642 #16 boy name
1922 12,186 52 12,134 #16 boy name
1923 12,516 54 12,462 #15 boy name
1924 12,928 57 12,871 #15 boy name
1925 12,501 56 12,445 #15 boy name
1926 12,881 73 12,808 #15 boy name
1927 12,894 92 12,802 #15 boy name
1928 12,054 104 11,950 #16 boy name
1929 11,975 76 11,899 #15 boy name
1930 11,770 59 11,711 #16 boy name
1931 10,927 71 10,856 #17 boy name
1932 10,398 53 10,345 #19 boy name
1933 9,567 53 9,514 #19 boy name
1934 9,623 40 9,583 #19 boy name
1935 9,607 47 9,560 #17 boy name
1936 9,490 38 9,452 #17 boy name
1937 9,613 38 9,575 #19 boy name
1938 9,762 33 9,729 #20 boy name
1939 9,294 48 9,246 #22 boy name
1940 9,595 28 9,567 #22 boy name
1941 9,998 48 9,950 #22 boy name
1942 11,146 38 11,108 #24 boy name
1943 11,430 40 11,390 #22 boy name
1944 10,665 40 10,625 #22 boy name
1945 9,896 40 9,856 #23 boy name
1946 11,319 36 11,283 #25 boy name
1947 12,384 33 12,351 #27 boy name
1948 11,652 38 11,614 #27 boy name
1949 11,341 35 11,306 #30 boy name
1950 11,216 38 11,178 #31 boy name
1951 11,262 38 11,224 #32 boy name
1952 11,258 31 11,227 #33 boy name
1953 11,163 42 11,121 #34 boy name
1954 11,274 34 11,240 #35 boy name
1955 11,022 35 10,987 #36 boy name
1956 11,121 32 11,089 #39 boy name
1957 10,846 39 10,807 #39 boy name
1958 10,246 36 10,210 #43 boy name
1959 9,849 45 9,804 #45 boy name
1960 9,763 46 9,717 #46 boy name
1961 9,657 50 9,607 #48 boy name
1962 9,120 48 9,072 #48 boy name
1963 8,828 40 8,788 #45 boy name
1964 8,636 42 8,594 #44 boy name
1965 8,092 37 8,055 #45 boy name
1966 7,426 40 7,386 #47 boy name
1967 7,110 43 7,067 #48 boy name
1968 6,936 51 6,885 #50 boy name
1969 6,690 45 6,645 #50 boy name
1970 6,849 52 6,797 #49 boy name
1971 6,148 42 6,106 #52 boy name
1972 5,487 41 5,446 #54 boy name
1973 4,879 48 4,831 #60 boy name
1974 4,628 46 4,582 #62 boy name
1975 4,563 33 4,530 #63 boy name
1976 4,259 37 4,222 #65 boy name
1977 4,428 49 4,379 #65 boy name
1978 4,175 40 4,135 #69 boy name
1979 4,376 36 4,340 #70 boy name
1980 4,611 34 4,577 #66 boy name
1981 4,399 32 4,367 #68 boy name
1982 4,328 33 4,295 #70 boy name
1983 4,043 32 4,011 #72 boy name
1984 4,006 32 3,974 #73 boy name
1985 4,117 30 4,087 #74 boy name
1986 4,079 27 4,052 #77 boy name
1987 4,032 38 3,994 #79 boy name
1988 4,054 23 4,031 #84 boy name
1989 4,128 21 4,107 #85 boy name
1990 4,078 17 4,061 #92 boy name
1991 3,880 19 3,861 #97 boy name
1992 3,604 18 3,586
1993 3,336 9 3,327
1994 3,151 13 3,138
1995 2,928 7 2,921
1996 2,814 8 2,806
1997 2,705 8 2,697
1998 2,650 12 2,638
1999 2,646 6 2,640
2000 2,409 9 2,400
2001 2,334 0 2,334
2002 2,180 5 2,175
2003 2,044 0 2,044
2004 2,057 6 2,051
2005 1,965 6 1,959
2006 2,036 0 2,036
2007 1,952 0 1,952
2008 1,770 0 1,770
2009 1,640 0 1,640
2010 1,580 0 1,580
2011 1,522 0 1,522
2012 1,454 0 1,454
2013 1,335 0 1,335
2014 1,397 0 1,397
2015 1,376 0 1,376

Fun Facts about the name Raymond

  • How many people with the first name Raymond have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 772,790 babies born with the first name Raymond in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raymond to occupy the country of Equatorial Guinea with an estimated population of 740,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raymond? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 165 new born babies.
  • When was Raymond first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raymond is Thursday, September 11th, 1817.
  • What year had the most people named Raymond born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raymond was in 1924 with a total of 12,871 babies. That's a lot of babies named Raymond!
  • Random Raymond Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raymond ranks 28th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 8 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Raymond: Your name in reverse order is Dnomyar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnyorma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raymond? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 40,275 people with the last name Raymond.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raymond? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 14 of them will have Raymond as their last name.

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Popularity of Raymond as a first name

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Popularity of Raymond as a last name

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Common last names for Raymond

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Clark
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Young
  • Lewis
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raymond U.S.
  White 79.07% 64.26%
  African American 13.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.94% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raymond

People with the last name Raymond are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Raymond" mean? The list below shows the origins of Raymond as well as things modernly associated with the name Raymond such as celebrities named Raymond.

English

Origin and Meaning of Raymond

The name "Raymond" is of English origin, and it means "Counsel protection". It's a name commonly given to boys.

From Old French, from Frankish, from Proto-Germanic *raginaz (“advice”) + *mundō (“protection”).

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Raymond was also found in the following language(s): French, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Raymond

Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc was a predominant establisher of the mcdonald's corporation, mcdonald's, and predominant establisher of themcdonald's corporation. Ray was given the name Raymond Albert Kroc on October 5th, 1902 in Oak Park, Illinois, U.S. He left this life on January 14th, 1984.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles was a rhythm, blues, soul music, gospel music, country music, jazz, pop music, rock, and roll musician. He plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He was most active from 1947 to 2001. Ray was given the name Raymond Charles Robinson on September 23rd, 1930 in Albany, Georgia, U.S. He passed away on June 10th, 2004.

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Raymond Bradbury

Raymond Bradbury was a fantasy, social commentary, science fiction, horror fiction, and mystery fiction writer. He was most prominent from 1938 to 2012. Raymond was given the name Raymond Douglas Bradbury on August 22nd, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois, U.S. He breathed his last breath on June 5th, 2012.

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Raymond Robinson

Raymond Robinson was a notable person. Raymond was born on October 29th, 1910 in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Raymond is also known as The Green Man and Charlie No-Face. He left this life on June 11th, 1985.

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Raymond Burr

Raymond Burr was an actor. His career lasted from 1940 to 1993. Raymond was given the name Raymond William Stacey Burr on May 21st, 1917 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. He passed away on September 12th, 1993.

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Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil is an author, entrepreneur, futurist, and inventor. Ray was given the name Raymond Kurzweil on February 12th, 1948 in , New York, U.S.

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  • Ray Romano
    (comedian)
  • Ray Winstone
    (actor)
  • Teller
    (magician)
  • Ray Davies
    (musician)
  • Ray Wise
    (actor)
  • Ray Park
    (actor)
  • Ray Manzarek
    (musician)
  • Ray LaMontagne
    (musician)
  • Raymond Carver
    (writer)
  • Gilbert O'Sullivan
    (musician)
  • Raymond Cruz
    (actor)
  • Ray Bolger
    (vaudevillian)
  • Raymond van Barneveld
    (darts player)
  • Ray Harryhausen
    (stop motion)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raymond

Jules Raymond

Jules Raymond was a cardinal. Jules was born on July 14th, 1602. He died on March 9th, 1661.

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Eric S. Raymond

Eric S. Raymond is a software developer and author. Eric was born on December 4th, 1957 in Boston.

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La Lupe

La Lupe was a salsa, bolero, and salsa music musician. Her career lasted from 1958 to 1980. La was given the name Lupe Victoria Yolí Raymond on December 23rd, 1939. La is also known as La Lupe, La Yiyiyi, La Reina de la Cancion Latina ", and La Reina de la Cancion Latina (The Queen of Latin Soul)". She breathed her last breath on February 29th, 1992.

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Jade Raymond

Jade Raymond is a founder, electronic arts' motive studios, electronic arts, and electronic arts'motive studios. Jade was born Jade Raymond on August 28th, 1975 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Gary Raymond

Gary Raymond is an influential individual. Gary was born on April 20th, 1935 in Brixton.

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James Hadley Chase

James Hadley Chase was a crime fiction, mystery fiction, thriller (genre), and detective fiction writer. James was given the name René Lodge Brabazon Raymond on December 24th, 1906 in London. He passed away on February 6th, 1985.

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What does the name Raymond mean?

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Dis for delight, a surprise from within.

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