Raymond Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Aymond, Rayman, Hammond, Rayford, Haymond, Gaumond, Raimondo, Gaymon

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Raymond Family Origin

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Raymond Family Occupations

What did your Raymond ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Raymond. 15% of Raymond men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Raymond women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raymond were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raymond Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 294,000 census records available for the last name Raymond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raymond census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Raymond. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 56,000 military records available for the last name Raymond. For the veterans among your Raymond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raymond Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Raymond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raymond in 1940 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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