Ravan name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ravan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ravan

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Ravan means "Best RULER, very intelligent and skilled KING ever. Loved his people and had so many powers" and is of Tamil origin.
  2. According to a user from Nevada, U.S., the name Ravan is of English origin and means "Light and love".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Ravan

Notable Persons Named Ravan


Ravan is a comics character.

Ravan Karimov

Ravan Karimov is a sports team member for the FC Baku.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ravan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ravan


Ravan is a comics character.

Pari Ravan

Pari was born in 1942 in Iran.

Kunthea Ravan

Kunthea Ravan is an athlete for the Svay Rieng Football Club.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ravan U.S.
  White 91.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ravan

People with the last name Ravan are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ravan

  • How Popular is the name Ravan? Ravan is the 25,722nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ravan was the 52,736th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ravan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 231 babies born with the first name Ravan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ravan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ravan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Ravan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ravan is Wednesday, March 16th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Ravan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ravan was in 1994 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Ravan Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ravan is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Ravan: The name spelled backwards is Navar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vrana. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ravan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 393 people with the last name Ravan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ravan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ravan as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Ravan name meaning

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