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Raymond is a name of Germanic origin, from the name Reginmund, composed of the elements ragin "advice" and mund "protector". This was the name of several (mostly Spanish) saints, including Saint Raymond Nonnatus, the patron of midwives and expectant mothers, and Saint Raymond of Peñafort, the patron of canonists. It is a cognate of Raul. Saint Raymond Nonnatus (Raymund Nonnatus; Raimundo Nonato; Raymond Nonnat) (1204—1240) is a saint from Catalonia. ... 02:41, 25 November 2006 (UTC)24. ... Raúl is a Spanish name from French origin. ...


It is also the basis of names such as Ramón, Raimund, Raimundo, Raimondo, Reimund etc. Ramon can refer to: Ramón is the short name by which the Spanish author Ramón Gómez de la Serna is generally known. ...

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Raymond is the name of several counts of Toulouse during the Middle Ages best known for their slaves of the Cathars and the Albigensian Crusades: New city flag (Occitan cross) Traditional coat of arms Motto: (Occitan: For Toulouse, always more) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Region Midi-Pyrénées Department Haute-Garonne (31) Intercommunality Community of Agglomeration of Greater Toulouse Mayor Jean-Luc Moudenc  (UMP) (since 2004) City Statistics... Cathars being expelled from Carcassonne in 1209. ... The Albigensian Crusade (1209-1229) was a brutal 20-year military campaign initiated by the Roman Catholic Church to eliminate the religion practiced by the Cathars of Languedoc, which the Roman Catholic hierarchy considered heretical. ...

Raymond is the name of two counts of Tripoli during the Middle Ages: Raymond I (died 865) was the Count of Limoges (from 841), Rouergue and Quercy (from 849), and Toulouse and Albi (from 852). ... Raymond II (died 924) was was the Count of Toulouse, Nîmes, and Albi. ... Raymond III (died 978) was was the Count of Toulouse, Nîmes, and Albi. ... Raymond IV of Toulouse (c. ... Raymond V (1134-1194) was count of Toulouse from 1148 until his death in 1194. ... Raymond VI of Toulouse (October 27, 1156 – August 2, 1222) was count of Toulouse and marquis of Provence from 1194 to 1222. ... Raymond VII of Saint-Gilles (July, 1197 - September 27, 1249) was count of Toulouse, duke of Narbonne and marquis of Provence. ... Raymond of Aguilers was a chronicler of the First Crusade (1096-1099). ...

  • Raymond-Roupen of Antioch (d.1219), ruler of the principality of Antioch (a crusader state) between 1216 and 1219
  • Raymond of Antioch, also known as Raymond of Poitiers (1099–1149), prince of Antioch between 1136 to 1149
  • Raymond-Roger de Trencavel

Raymond II of Tripoli (c. ... Raymond III of Tripoli (1140–1187) was Count of Tripoli from 1152 to 1187 and Prince of Galilee and Tiberias in right of his wife Eschiva. ... Raymond-Roupen of Antioch (d. ... Raymond of Poitiers (c. ... Raymond-Roger Trencavel (1185 - November 10, 1209) was a member of the noble Trencavel family. ...

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Allen Raymond is the Republican political consultant in the United States who spent three months in federal prison for his role in the 2002 New Hampshire Senate election phone jamming scandal. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Edward Burleson Raymond (November 12, 1848 – 1914) was a rancher, politician, banker, and founder of Raymondville, Texas. ... Eric S. Raymond (FISL 6. ... Major-General Eugene Raymond SSA SM (born 1923) was a South African military commander. ... Gary Raymond (b. ... Harold R. Tubby Raymond (born November 14, 1926) was University of Delaware head football coach (1966-2001) and College Football Hall of Fame inductee (2003). ... Janice Raymond is an American model. ... Jonathan Raymond is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. ... Lee R. Raymond (born August 13, 1938) was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ExxonMobil from 1999 to 2005. ... Lisa Raymond (born August 10, 1973 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a professional female tennis player from the United States. ... Paul Raymond is the alias of Geoffrey Anthony Quinn, who was born on 15th November 1925 in Liverpool, England and raised by his mother in Glossop. ... Phillip Raymond (born June 24, 1981) is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. ... Richard Raymond (born in 1965 in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada) is an award-winning, Canadian pianist. ... Richard Peña Raymond (born October 27, 1960) is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives. ... Suze Raymond hosting Quizmania Suze Raymond (born 1984) is an Australian television presenter from Melbourne, Australia. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is an American R&B/pop singer and actor who rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s. ... Raymond & Maria is a Swedish musical group playing pop music. ...

In fiction

Mary Shelleys The Last Man, first published in 1826, is often overshadowed by one of Shelleys earlier works, Frankenstein, and as a result has been largely ignored by the reading public. ... Rain Man is a 1988 film which tells the story of a selfish yuppie who discovers that his father has left all of his estate to the autistic brother he never knew he had. ... The Manchurian Candidate is a 1959 thriller novel written by Richard Condon, later adapted into films in 1962 and 2004. ... Dr. Raymond Ray Stantz, PhD is a fictional ghostbuster appearing in the films Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II (played by Dan Aykroyd) and in the animated television series The Real Ghostbusters (voiced by Frank Welker). ... Ghostbusters is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three eccentric New York City parapsychologists. ...

Placenames

  • France
    • Raymond, Cher, a commune in the Cher département
  • Philippines
    • Raymond, QC

Raymond is a town in southern Alberta located south of Lethbridge on Highway 52. ... Raymond, California is located approx. ... Raymond is a village located in Montgomery County, Illinois. ... Raymond is a city located in Black Hawk County, Iowa. ... Raymond is a city located in Rice County, Kansas. ... Raymond is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Raymond is a city in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. ... Raymond is a city located in Hinds County, Mississippi. ... Logans Division Battling the Confederates Near Fourteen Mile Creek The Battle of Raymond was fought on May 12, 1863, near Raymond, Mississippi during the American Civil War. ... Raymond is a village located in Lancaster County, Nebraska. ... Raymond is a town located in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. ... Raymond is an unincorporated community in Union County, Ohio, United States. ... Raymond is a town located in Clark County, South Dakota. ... Raymond is a city located in Pacific County, Washington. ... Raymond(Hickville) is a town in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. ...

Other

  • Raymond Group, The Raymond Group was incorporated in 1925; and within a span of a few years, transformed from being an Indian textile major to being a global conglomerate.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond, a long-running American television sitcom

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Raymond, Alberta (Canada) (745 words)
Raymond, Alberta, is located in the far south part of the Province of Alberta, Canada, approximately twenty (20) miles south of the City of Lethbridge, the regional center of the area.
Present-day Raymond, is a town of some 4,000 people, and is still heavily L.D.S. The Town of Raymond has in many ways become a "bedroom community" for the City of Lethbridge to its north, close enough to Lethbridge to enjoy the urban comforts but retaining a rural atmosphere.
The flag of the Town of Raymond is the same dimensions as the flag of Canada, with a 1:2 width to length and the same crimson bars at each end of the flag.
Open and Shut?: Interview with Eric Raymond (2728 words)
Raymond was an extremely bright child with a mild case of cerebral palsy, a combination that was to blight his childhood, and made him a victim of frequent bullying.
A close friend of Richard Stallman's in the 1970s, Raymond was an early convert to the Free Software Movement, and contributed to Stallman's GNU Project, although the extent and significance of that involvement is a source of disagreement between Raymond and Stallman today.
Raymond concluded that what was most radical about GNU/Linux was not so much that it was the first free operating system, but that in developing the Linux kernel Linus Torvalds had invented a totally new method for creating software.
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