Raymond

Raymond - A very unique male name



  Feb 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Raymond, meaning wise-protector, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #19. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Raymond and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Raymond? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Raymond. The baby boy name Raymond was given to 1,415 baby boys in 2012, ranking #253 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,160 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Raymond peaked in popularity 98 years ago in 1919 on position 14.



Famous with this name

Raymond Burr
Raymond Ochoa
Usher Raymond


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Raymond is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Raymond is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #138 - and is the least popular in Arkansas at position #549.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Raymond is where you live.


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Raymond origin and meaning

Raymond is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wise-protector. To see famous people named Raymond, pop culture references for the name Raymond and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Raymond

We've found the following names that sound similar to Raymond, sorted by popularity.

Randy / Raymundo / Reymundo / Renato / Rand / Ronit / Reymond / Ramond / Raymund / Randi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012253
2011236
2010225
2009220
2008215
2007201
2006194
2005199
2004188
2003187
2002177
2001163
2000163
1999144
1998141
1997138
1996132
1995124
1994115
1993108
1992104
199197
199092
198985
198884
198779
198677
198574
198473
198371
198270
198168
198067
197970
197869
197765
197665
197563
197462
197360
197254
197152
197049
196950
196850
196748
196647
196545
196444
196345
196247
196148
196046
195945
195843
195739
195639
195536
195435
195334
195233
195132
195031
194930
194827
194727
194625
194523
194422
194322
194224
194122
194022
193922
193820
193719
193617
193517
193419
193319
193219
193117
193016
192915
192816
192715
192615
192515
192415
192315
192216
192116
192015
191914
191815
191716
191616
191516
191416
191318
191218
191119
191019

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware138
New York160
California164
Pennsylvania187
Massachusetts202
Connecticut209
Michigan210
New Mexico211
South Dakota211
Arizona215
North Dakota217
Nevada231
Ohio233
Colorado242
Maryland244
Oklahoma252
Illinois257
Florida261
Nebraska264
Mississippi267
South Carolina277
New Jersey279
Washington284
Louisiana296
Georgia305
North Carolina307
Iowa308
Texas310
Minnesota312
Wisconsin314
Indiana317
Utah321
Kentucky326
Oregon337
Kansas339
Tennessee375
Missouri387
Virginia408
Alabama460
Arkansas549

Even more about Raymond


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Raymond a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Raymond?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1919
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Raymond
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,160
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,415

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