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Gender: Male Meaning of Craven: "garlic place" Origin of Craven: English

The name Craven is a boy's name of English origin meaning "garlic place". Craven and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".

From the experts:

Since this is a word that pertains to cowardice, not the most appealing choice. Raven, Arven, and Haven might be more positive options for those drawn to the name by its sound.

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Famous People Named Craven

Wesley Earl "Wes" Craven, American film director, writer, producer, and actor known for his work on horror films, particularly slasher films

Pop Culture References for the name Craven

Colin Craven, character in "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hogson Burnett
Anthony Craven, character in "Marcella" by Mrs. Humphry Ward