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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ravin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Rav"in
Ravenous.
noun
Food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven.

Etymology: See 2d Raven

verb
See Raven (v. t. & i.)
Wiktionary

From Old French raviner (“rush, seize by force”), itself from ravine (“rapine”), from Latin rapina (“plundering, loot”), itself from rapere (“seize, plunder, abduct”)

  1. (obsolete) food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven

ravin was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Ravin

Ravin Caldwell is an athlete. Ravin was born on August 4th, 1963 in Port Arthur, Texas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ravin

Emilie de Ravin is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Emilie was born on December 27th, 1981 in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia.

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Idan Ravin is a lawyer, trainer, and basketball coach. Idan was born in 1971.

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Josh Ravin is a baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Josh was born on January 21st, 1988 in West Hills, Los Angeles.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1937 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1977 23 23 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 19 14 5
1980 20 20 0
1981 21 21 0
1982 31 25 6
1983 25 17 8
1984 21 21 0
1985 21 21 0
1986 23 15 8
1987 13 13 0
1988 18 13 5
1989 29 20 9
1990 57 51 6
1991 36 30 6
1992 47 41 6
1993 74 58 16
1994 49 39 10
1995 33 26 7
1996 51 39 12
1997 48 38 10
1998 42 35 7
1999 43 34 9
2000 38 29 9
2001 61 47 14
2002 61 46 15
2003 39 30 9
2004 51 41 10
2005 29 21 8
2006 28 19 9
2007 25 16 9
2008 10 10 0
2009 14 14 0
2011 18 12 6
2012 13 6 7
2013 11 11 0
2014 12 6 6
2015 6 6 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Ravin as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ravin U.S.
  White 76.90% 64.26%
  African American 16.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ravin

People with the last name Ravin are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ravin

  • How Popular is the name Ravin? Ravin is the 9,413th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ravin was the 54,178th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ravin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,191 babies born with the first name Ravin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ravin to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ravin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ravin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ravin is Saturday, December 15th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Ravin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ravin was in 1993 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Ravin Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ravin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Ravin: Your name in reverse order is Nivar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vanri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ravin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 381 people with the last name Ravin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ravin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ravin as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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