Remon family page
This surname dates back to the 14th century in Jersey
Jacques Remon (1788-1859)
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Origin of Surname
This surname is a particularly French form of the surname Raymond, itself coming from the Old French male given name Raimund, Raimond, ultimately from the Old German Raginmund, a compound of the elements "ragin", counsel, and "mund", protection.
Initially introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066, the name appears as “Raimundus" in the Domesday Book of 1086 for Essex. Further early examples of the name include: William Reimunt (Hampshire, 1207), and Ernald Reimund (Kent, 1208).
Remon is not common in Normandy today, but Raymond and Rémond are.
There are over 370 Remon baptism records from 1627 to 1873 and the family is still present in the island today. Only six of those baptisms were in St Helier. Nearly 300 of the baptisms were in just three parishes - St Peter, St Lawrence and St John.
- Extente of 1331
- Collas and Johan are listed in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550
- Jeanne Remon was born in St Mary, Jersey about 1563 and married Pierre Vibert in 1586.
- Remon, 1668
- Reymond 1607
- Rémond 1331
- Descendants of Edouard Remon
- Descendants of Guill Remon
- Descendants of Guill Remon - 2, follows a different descendant line
- Descendants of Pierre Remon
- Descendants of John Remon
- Remon baptisms in Jersey
- Remon marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Remon marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Remon burials in Jersey
Great War service
Sons of James Remon and Alice Jane, nee Anthoine
- Charles Anthoine Remon (1878- ) (St H) Private RAF
- Edward Anthoine Remon (1882- ) (St H), Private, RJGB
- John Anthoine Remon (1882- ) (St H), Lieutenant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
- Ernest Thomas Remon (1900- ) (St L) son of Ernest Albert (1871- ) and Ann, nee Laffoley, Private, Training Reserve
- James Remon was a linen and woollen draper at 19 King Street in the 1860s and '70s
- Colley and Remon were drapers at 25 King Street in the 1870s and '80s ...
- ... and at 27 King Street in the 1880s
- E T Remon was in business for a short time in the 1950s and '60s at 74 King Street, probably as a gents outfitter
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