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Gender: F Pronunciation: RAY-vun Origin of Raven: Word name Raven's Popularity in 2015: #489

Although not as popular as it was in its 1990s heyday, Raven still makes a powerful statement for African-American parents about the beauty in blackness. It is also popular among Wiccan practitioners for the raven’s traditional occult connections. Fans of the famous Edgar Allan Poe poem may also find charm in this name.

Famous People Named Raven

Raven Symone, American actress and singer
Raven Goodwin, American actress
Lynn Raven, American author

Pop Culture References for the name Raven

Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way protagonist of the worst fanfic ever, My Immortal
Raven Darkholme, real name of X-Men character Mystique
Raven Baxter, character on That's So Raven played by Raven-Symone
Raven, DC Comics super heroine and member of the Teen Titans
Raven Halfacre, from the movie "Bloodworth" played by Hilary Duff
Raven Reyes, a character portrayed by Lindsey Morgan in the TV series 'The 100'.
Raven Queen, character from Ever After High doll line

Rayven, Ravenne, Rayvinn, Raiven, Ravyn