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Raymond Family History

Raymond Name Meaning
English and French: from the Norman personal name Raimund, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + mund ‘protection’.Americanized spelling of German Raimund, a cognate of 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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559,034 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
56,634 Military Records
31,068 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Raymond Families

  • Number of Raymond families
     470 - 938
     157 - 469
     1 - 156
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Raymond families
     285 - 567
     96 - 284
     1 - 95
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Raymond families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Raymond Family Origin

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Raymond Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Raymond

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Raymond Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Raymond Civil War Service Records

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