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The name Raven is of English origin, and means raven or black bird.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Raven has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Raven
Use of the Name Raven for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
30,181 30,181 29,195 15,071 6,743 2,624 1,207
The table below indicates the number of times the name Raven has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Raven first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1977, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Raven
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1977579299  
1978533342  
1979542345  
1980500407  
1981518381  
1982453468  
1983471423  
1984492407  
1985504403  
1986595325  
1987571348  
1988613326  
1989494476  
19901651,759  
19911502,025  
19921522,016  
19931392,285  
19941562,075  
19951701,755  
19961841,621  
19971691,779945142
19981861,650861169
19992031,523812188
20002151,442898173
20012341,347890177
20022381,330  
20032311,417  
20042631,207  
Totals:  30,181 849

During the last 125 years, parents have used Raven as a girl's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Raven appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 28 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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