From theislandwiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Remon family page

This surname dates back to the 14th century in Jersey


Jacques Remon (1788-1859)

Record Search

Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Remon family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Remon, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.


If you can help with information about the Remon family, please contact, using Jerripedia as the subject of your email. We are particularly interested in information which will help create further family trees, family histories and photographs

A blue link anywhere in the text will lead you to another page with more information on this family
George Remon

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.

Early records

  • 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
  • Raymon
  • Raymond

Family records


Family trees


Church records


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


Family wills

Family businesses

Family homes

Family photographs

Click on any image to see the full-size version

Family gravestones

Click on any image to see a larger version. See the Jerripedia gravestone image collection page for more information about our gravestone photographs

Personal tools

Please support with a donation to our hosting costs