Ravi name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Ravi

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 17 people from all over the world agree the name Ravi is of Hindi origin and means "Sun".
  2. According to a user from Ireland, the name Ravi is of Hindi origin and means "Morning Sun".
  3. A user from India says the name Ravi means "In hindi ravi means sun".
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Borrowed from Sanskrit रवि (ravi)

  1. A male given name used in India.

Notable Persons Named Ravi

Notable Persons Named Ravi

Ravi Shankar

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.

Jayam Ravi

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

Ravi Teja

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.

Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran

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

Ravi Shastri

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


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.

  • Ravi Zacharias
    Christian Apologist
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  • Ravi Dubey
  • Ravi Prasad
    Minister of Communications
  • Ravi Varman
  • Ravi
  • Ravi Jadhav
    Film Director
  • Ravi K. Chandran
  • Ravi Pujari
  • Ravi Bopara
  • Ravi Vakil
  • Ravi Subramanian
  • Ravi Rampaul
  • Ravi Walia

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ravi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ravi

Jayam Ravi

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

Attakathi Dinesh

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.

Radha Ravi

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.

Sreejith Ravi

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.

Rajeev Ravi

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.


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.


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 5,513th 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,874 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ravi is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Ravi: The name spelled backwards is Ivar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Avri. 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!
  • Ravi name meaning

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