Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Raven m. Old English hræfn, Old Icelandic hrafn, Old High German raban, Old Saxon hram 'raven'.

England
Latin
c1145x1159 Ravanni (gen) EYC-3 1666, Raven (nom) ibid. 1666; 1155 Raven (nom) FPD p. 121, fn. 1
France
Middle French
1567 Raven RegPCC-1 p. 315
Germany
Latin
847 Rabanus (nom) HambUrk-vol1 XII; 1305 Rauen (nom) CDL-1.2.1 CXCIII, Raven (nom) UrkMeck-5 2996; 1332 Rauen (nom) UrkMeck-8 5370
Middle High German
1293 Raven (nom) UrkHeil1 51
Sweden
Middle Low German
1375 Rauen SDHK no. 10637
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Raven". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Raven.