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Ravi

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ravi

"Ravi" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Sun". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Sanskrit रवि (ravi)

  1. A male given name used in India.

Notable Persons Named Ravi

Ravi Shankar was a hindustani classical music musician. He plays Sitar and Vocals. He was most active from 1939 to 2012. Ravi was given the name Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury on April 7th, 1920. He left this life on December 11th, 2012.

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Jayam Ravi is an actor. Jayam was given the name Ravi Mohan on September 10th, 1980 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Ravi Teja is an actor, singing, and singer. He was most active from 1990 to present. Ravi was given the name Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju on January 26th, 1968 in Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India. Ravi is also known as MassMaharRaja and Andhra Amitabh.

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Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran was a painter and artist. Ravi was born on April 29th, 1848 in Kilimanoor. He died on October 2nd, 1906.

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Ravi Shastri is a cricketer. Ravi was born on May 27th, 1962 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

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Jeetendra is a chairman - balaji telefilms, actor, balaji telefilms, and chairman -balaji telefilms. Jeetendra was given the name Ravi Kapoor on April 7th, 1942 in Amritsar. Jeetendra is also known as Jumping Jack.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ravi

Jayam Ravi is an actor. Jayam was given the name Ravi Mohan on September 10th, 1980 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Attakathi Dinesh is an actor. They have been prominent since 2012. Attakathi was given the name Dinesh Ravi on January 1st, 1984 in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Attakathi is also known as Attakathi Dinesh.

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Radha Ravi is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1975. Radha was given the name Madras Rajagopal Radhakrishnan Ravi by his parent M. R. Radha on July 29th, 1952.

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Sreejith Ravi is an industrialist and actor. He was most active from 2005 to present. Sreejith was born as the child of T. G. Ravi on May 19th, 1976 in Thrissur.

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Rajeev Ravi is a cinematographer, film director, and cinematographerandfilm director. He was most active from 1999 to present. Rajeev was born on February 15th, 1973 in Kadavantra, Kochi, Ernakulam district, Kerala state.

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Ravi is a singing, rapping, songwriter, record producer, singer, rapper, and producer. Ravi was given the name Kim Won-sik on February 15th, 1993 in Seoul.

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How popular is the baby name Ravi in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 7 0 7
1964 11 0 11
1965 6 0 6
1966 9 0 9
1967 22 0 22
1968 40 5 35
1969 26 0 26
1970 32 0 32
1971 30 0 30
1972 29 0 29
1973 37 0 37
1974 35 0 35
1975 47 0 47
1976 52 0 52
1977 38 0 38
1978 48 0 48
1979 51 0 51
1980 61 0 61
1981 44 0 44
1982 61 0 61
1983 41 0 41
1984 68 0 68
1985 78 0 78
1986 80 0 80
1987 82 0 82
1988 75 0 75
1989 82 0 82
1990 88 0 88
1991 59 0 59
1992 63 0 63
1993 60 0 60
1994 56 0 56
1995 46 0 46
1996 74 0 74
1997 66 0 66
1998 67 0 67
1999 67 0 67
2000 58 0 58
2001 48 0 48
2002 52 0 52
2003 50 0 50
2004 57 0 57
2005 60 0 60
2006 68 0 68
2007 42 0 42
2008 55 0 55
2009 51 0 51
2010 39 0 39
2011 52 0 52
2012 45 0 45
2013 52 0 52
2014 59 0 59
2015 47 0 47
2016 50 0 50

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ravi U.S.
  White 4.26% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ravi

People with the last name Ravi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ravi

  • How Popular is the name Ravi? Ravi is the 5,474th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ravi was the 19,498th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ravi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,723 babies born with the first name Ravi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ravi to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ravi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ravi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ravi is Saturday, February 8th, 1919.
  • What year had the most people named Ravi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ravi was in 1990 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Ravi Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ravi is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Ravi: Your name in reverse order is Ivar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vair. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ravi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,385 people with the last name Ravi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ravi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ravi as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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