US Popularity:772
Origin:British
Meaning:a large black bird
Ravens are always popping up in literature, whether it's in Edgar Allan Poe's most famous poem or in the Game of Thrones universe, so you'll be right on trend by picking this baby name. This gender-neutral name is of English origin and represents the large black bird. They're known for their unique voice, which isn't exactly sweet birdsong but more like croaking. Although they're often seen as an ill omen and sign of death, baby Raven is sure to breathe new energy into your life. This striking name is one that leaves an impression and has an air of built-in mystery.

Raven Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Raven is currently #1187 on The Bump
Boy:Raven is currently #865 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Raven is currently #645 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Raven is currently #772 in U.S. births
Boy:Raven is currently #5389 in U.S. births
Girl:Raven is currently #835 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#835
in 2022
- 18
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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