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Gender: Male Meaning of Ravi: "conferring" Origin of Ravi: Hindi

The name Ravi is a boy's name of Hindi origin meaning "conferring". Ravi and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

A title of the Hindu sun god, made cross-culturally famous by sitar player Ravi Shankar.

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Famous People Named Ravi

Ravi Shankar (born Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury), Indian sitar player
Ravishankar Jayadritha "Ravi" Shastri, Indian cricketer
Ravinder Singh "Ravi" Bopara, English cricketer
(Frederick Antony) Ravi Kumar Zacharias, Indian-Canadian Christian philosopher
Ravi Teja (born Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju), Indian actor
Ravi Shankar Sharma, Indian music director
Ravi, stage name of Kim Won-sik, South Korean rapper of group VIXX

Pop Culture References for the name Ravi

Ravi Ross, a main character on the Disney show "Jessie"
Ravi Patel, Pi's brother in Yann Martel's "Life of Pi"
Ravi, character on TV's "Grandfathered"
Ravi Chakrabarti, character on TV show "iZombie"

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