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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 22 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: English

Meaning: Raven, A Bird

Pronunciation: RAY-vuhn, ˈreɪ.vən, R EY V AH N

Popularity Rank: #8,911

On this page:

  • 1. Raven Meaning
  • 2. Raven Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Raven
  • 4. Raven Translations in other languages
  • 5. Raven Name Popularity
  • 6. Raven popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Raven
  • 8. Latest News about Raven
  • 9. Names similar to Raven

Raven Meaning

The name Raven is of English origin and means 'blackbird'. It is derived from the bird of the same name, known for its dark plumage and mystical associations in various cultures. Raven is a unisex name, suitable for both boys and girls.

Raven also means "Raven, A Bird, Large Black Bird, Sunny, A bird".

Raven is commonly found in United States of America, South Africa, Malaysia, and 79 more countries.

Raven Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: RAY-vuhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): ˈreɪ.vən

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R EY V AH N

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

V: Pronounce as in "van" (V AE N)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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  • Russian (Russia)
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  • Tamil (India)
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Raven Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Raven is recorded 5,866 times globally, ranking it as the 8,911th most common name worldwide.

Raven is most prevalent in United States of America, with 3,257 occurrences, making it the 1,270th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Raven is found among 1 in every 555 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Raven Popularity by Country

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United States of America#1,2701 : 555
South Africa#5,1091 : 8,405
Malaysia#6,0111 : 10,477
Canada#2,3761 : 1,833
United Kingdom#3,9751 : 3,080
Saudi Arabia#13,3651 : 17,319
France#7,3631 : 8,636
Philippines#8501 : 1,619
Iraq#10,3811 : 11,719
Hong Kong#2,5511 : 4,119
Netherlands#4,4371 : 3,683
Italy#11,6641 : 13,592
Singapore#3,5711 : 6,494
Germany#5,3781 : 5,473
United Arab Emirates#9,7411 : 15,549
Mexico#10,7971 : 16,378
Kuwait#8,4871 : 15,466
Russia#9,4111 : 10,707
Qatar#7,4041 : 13,190
Peru#12,8601 : 31,820
Colombia#27,2011 : 49,602
Belgium#8,2271 : 12,033
Algeria#27,7901 : 57,845
Spain#15,2471 : 27,274
Morocco#26,8241 : 47,864
Macao#2,2571 : 5,164
Nigeria#21,7521 : 55,222

List of countries the name Raven is rarely found

Raven popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Raven from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Raven

📰 Latest News about Raven

Stay updated with the most recent news about Raven. Read on to catch up with Raven's latest headlines

Last Updated: June 19, 2024 11:19 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Ranking the Ravens' uniform combinations: How does new look stack up? - The Baltimore Banner
    Source: The Baltimore Banner | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Raven Industries Showcases Its Latest Ag Tech Innovations - CSRwire.com
    Source: CSRwire.com | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Conspiracy of Ravens - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Baltimore Ravens Reveal New 'Purple Rising' Helmet Design - Athlon Sports
    Source: Athlon Sports | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Warriors Walk-Off Ravens Monday - KCII Radio
    Source: KCII Radio | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Port Huron’s Raven Cafe has cozy charm with an Edgar Allan Poe twist - MLive.com
    Source: MLive.com | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • The best MCW SMG (JAK Raven) loadout in Warzone - Dot Esports
    Source: Dot Esports | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • ATF Raven's Challenge 2024 - United States Army
    Source: United States Army | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Injured raven finds home at Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills. Help pick its name. - Baltimore Sun
    Source: Baltimore Sun | Published on: June 19, 2024
  • Ravens Reveal New Alternate Helmet - BaltimoreRavens.com
    Source: BaltimoreRavens.com | Published on: June 18, 2024

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