Origin:British
Popularity:777
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.

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