Meaning of the name Raymond. Listen and learn how to pronounce Raymond so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.
MEANING: An Irish version of the Germanic ragan + mund “”counsellor, protector.”” Particularly popular in Northern Ireland where Redmond O’Hanlon was a charismatic outlaw, the Irish “”Robin Hood.”” He was born about 1623 in Country Armagh where his father owned seven townlands. During the Cromwellian settlement their estate was taken over by the English. Redmond, his three brothers and a band of about 50 followers took to the hills. Known as “Rapparees," they were the terror of those who had confiscated the Irish lands and avenged some of the wrongs inflicted upon their peasant neighbors. On Douglas Bridge I met a man Who lived adjacent to Strabane, Before the English hung him high For riding with O’Hanlon. (From the “”Ballad of Douglas Bridge”” by Francis Carlin.)
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Raymond Redmond
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Raymond and read along with the meaning)