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Raymond

[rey-muh nd] /ˈreɪ mənd/
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1.
Henry Jarvis
[jahr-vis] /ˈdʒɑr vɪs/ (Show IPA),
1820–69, U.S. publicist: founder of The New York Times.
2.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “counsel” and “protection.”.
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Word Origin and History for Raymond
Raymond
masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Raimund, from Frank. *Raginmund "counsel-protection" or "might-protection," from ragin "counsel, might" + mund "hand, protection" (cf. O.H.G. munt, O.E. mund, second element in Edmund, Sigismund, etc.).
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Encyclopedia Article for Raymond

prince of Antioch (1136-49) who successfully resisted the attempts of the Byzantine emperor John II to establish control over the principality.

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