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 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raymond. A less common occupation for the Raymond family was Labourer. The most common Raymond occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Raymond's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Raymond ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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 UK, 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

What is the average Raymond lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raymond ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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