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Raven Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Raven?

Ranking 412th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Raven is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 500, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

Its highest popularity ranking of #139 was reached in 1993 with 2,285 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Raven was less than 5, most recently in 1950.

Approximately during the years 1973-1978, and 1986-1993, the name Raven took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1997-2001, and 2002-2008.

Sometimes the name Raven has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Currently, the name is at a low point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Raven be?

For a number of years, the name Raven has steadily decreased in popularity. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Raven for their newborn has risen.

The name Raven still has a solid footing and has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Raven (Girl)Raven (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 747 412 40 2,965
2017 707 447 39 3,041
2016 632 491 39 3,039
2015 655 489 37 3,126
2014 616 507 36 3,138
2013 578 515 38 2,981
2012 552 544 44 2,752
2011 489 592 39 2,984
2010 486 604 39 2,997
2009 476 632 48 2,613
2008 499 612 43 2,816
2007 631 506 35 3,228
2006 733 434 69 1,961
2005 904 348 72 1,811
2004 1,218 265 103 1,391
2003 1,428 231 137 1,120
2002 1,339 237 159 992
2001 1,355 234 178 889
2000 1,446 216 173 899
1999 1,527 203 188 813
1998 1,651 185 169 861
1997 1,781 170 142 949
1996 1,622 184 114 1,070
1995 1,757 169 98 1,169
1994 2,075 156 104 1,110
1993 2,285 139 109 1,067
1992 2,017 151 89 1,184
1991 2,026 150 53 1,606
1990 1,758 166 62 1,431
1989 476 495 27 2,457
1988 327 612 19 2,930
1987 348 571 23 2,446
1986 325 594 19 2,758
1985 403 505 20 2,572
1984 408 491 14 3,235
1983 424 471 13 3,376
1982 470 454 15 3,068
1981 380 520 22 2,317
1980 408 498 22 2,344
1979 346 542 17 2,748
1978 342 533 25 1,999
1977 299 579 20 2,336
1976 100 1,158 10 3,657
1975 17 3,898 9 3,880
1974 15 4,178 12 3,084
1973 11 5,116 13 2,832
1972 25 2,808 6 4,854
1971 26 2,785 7 4,285
1970 8 6,219 15 2,484
1969 22 2,892 8 3,527
1968 14 3,729 5 4,600
1967 14 3,608 6 3,873
1966 22 2,642 8 3,181
1965 14 3,503 7 3,481
1964 5 7,549 8 3,228
1963 14 3,592 9 3,001
1962 13 3,735 9 2,998
1961 8 5,188 15 2,213
1960 11 4,100 10 2,822
1959 8 4,934 7 3,515
1958 13 3,504 6 3,842
1957 8 4,817 7 3,485
1956 6 5,799 9 2,918
1955 5 6,507 9 2,921
1954 5 6,423 6 3,737
1953 12 3,428 < 5 --
1952 5 6,224 6 3,658
1951 5 6,041 < 5 --
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1949 7 4,562 8 2,968
1948 9 3,810 7 3,246
1947 13 3,027 5 4,154
1946 < 5 -- 5 3,908
1945 6 4,435 9 2,539
1944 < 5 -- 8 2,813
1943 5 5,219 7 3,172
1942 5 5,218 5 3,946
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.