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pinWhat does Raven mean?

Raven /ra-ven/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Raven) is pronounced RAY-ven. It is of English origin. A large black bird made famous by Edgar Allen Poe's poem "The Raven". Suitable for a black-haired or dark-skinned baby. Actress Raven Symone of "The Cosby Show".


Raven has 5 variants: Ravina, Ravyn, Rayven, Rayvenne and Rayvinn.

Kreatif forms: Raeven, Ranven, Roven. [more]

pinHow popular is Raven?

Raven is a very prominent first name for females (#1358 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#9456 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Raven for girls. Raven entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #139 in the U.S. in 1993, and is at #507 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Raven name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raven outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Ravena and Ravenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Raven.