The name Redmond is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "wise protector". Redmond and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".
From the experts:
We love this partly for purely personal reasons, since it is one of our surnames. We used it as the middle name of a son -- and it can make a good first choice too.
Redmond--aka Reamann or Raemonn--is the Irish form of the Germanic name that occurs in modern English as Raymond. One seventeenth century Redmond O'Hanlon was a charismatic outlaw, and he has a modern namesake who is a well-known travel writer.
In Ireland, Mundy is sometimes used as a nickname.