Raven - Meaning of Raven
[ 2 syll. ra-ven, rav-en ] The baby boy name Raven is also used as a girl name, and more often so. Its pronunciation is REY-VahN †. Raven's origin, as well as its use, is in the English language. Its meaning is derived literally from the vocabulary word 'raven'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name. See Raven for more information.
See also the related form, Draven.
Raven is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1999, 0.009% of baby boys were given the name Raven. It ranked at #812 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Out of all boy names in its group, Raven was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018. Raven has in the past century been mostly given to girls. In 2002, the name Raven was given to 9 times as many girls than boys.
Baby names that sound like Raven include Raevin, Raveen, Ravin, Ravinn, Ravon, Ravonn, Ravyn, Rayvaun, Rayvenne, Rayvinn, Reubin, Reuven, Robbin, Robin, Robyn, Roupin, Roupon, Roupun, Roupyn, and Rouvin.
† Pronunciation for Raven: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"