Brannon

Brannon comes from an Irish surname, a variant spelling of Brennan which is the anglicized form of Ó Braonáin meaning “son of Braonán”, the latter a diminutive of braon meaning “drop, moisture, rain”. Brennan may also be an anglicized form of Ó Branáin meaning “descendant of Branán”, the latter a diminutive of bran meaning “raven”. Nicknames: Bran Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Brennan (Irish, English) Brannan…

Corbin

Corbin comes from a French and English surname meaning “little crow” or “little raven” made up of Old French corb (crow, raven) combined with a diminutive suffix. It comes from Latin corvus (raven) which derives from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Corbyn (English) Corben (English) Korbin (English) Korben (English) Corvinus (Ancient Roman) Corvus (Ancient Roman)…

Rocco

Rocco is an Italian male name which comes from an Ancient Germanic element of uncertain meaning though I’ve seen several possible meanings for it: Proto-Germanic *hrōkaz (rook, crow), hrok (rest), rohon (to roar, shout). It’s also possible that Rocco is a variant form of Rocca, a locational name for someone who came from a place called Rocca, meaning “fortress, stronghold;…

Corvin

Corvin comes from the Latin Corvinus, a diminutive of Corvus meaning “raven”. Both Corvinus and Corvus were used as Ancient Roman family names. It’s also an English surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Corvinus (Ancient Roman) Corvus (Ancient Roman) Corvyn (English) Corvine (English) Corvino (Italian, Spanish) Corbin (English) Corbyn (English)   Female forms: Corvina (Late Roman)  

Cormac

Cormac is an Irish male name of unclear meaning. The second element of the name comes from Gaelic mac meaning “son” while the first element corb could be related to Gaelic meaning “chariot” or “raven”. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Kormac (English) Cormag (Scottish) Cormack (English) Kormack (English) Kormákr (Old Norse) Kormakr (Old Norse) Kormákur (Icelandic)  

Brennan

Brennan comes from an Irish surname, the anglicized form of Ó Braonáin meaning “descendant of Braonán”, the latter a diminutive of braon meaning “rain, moisture, drop”. It could also be derived from Ó Branáin meaning “descendant of Branán”, the latter a diminutive of bran meaning “raven”. Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Bertram

Bertram is a Germanic and English male name meaning “bright raven”, made up from Germanic elements beraht (bright) from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz (bright, shining) via PIE *bhereg- (to shine); and hramn (raven) from Proto-Germanic *hrabnaz (raven) from PIE *ḱorh₂-, which is imitative of the harsh sounds. Bertram is also a surname derived from the given name. Bertram was also used by Shakespeare in his play All’s Well That Ends Well…

Raven

Raven is the name of several bird species belonging to the genus Corvus notable for their black plumage and loud, croaking calls. The raven has a long history of symbolism in various cultures and mythologies such as being the symbol of the Greek god Apollo and the Norse god Odin who is always depicted with two ravens- Huginn (thought) and Muninn (memory) who fly all…

Roan

Roan is a Frisian male name, a form of Ronne which is the Frisian form of Germanic hraben meaning “raven”. It could also be a variant spelling of Rowan, an Irish surname which is the anglicized form of Ó Ruadháin meaning “descendant of Ruadhán”, the latter derived from Irish ruadh meaning “red”, derived as a nickname for someone who had red hair or a ruddy complexion….

Renwick

Renwick comes from a surname derived from a place name meaning “raven settlement”, derived from Old English given name Hræfn meaning “raven” from Proto-Germanic *hrabnaz (raven) which comes from a Proto-Indo-European root word word; and wick meaning “village, settlement, dwelling” from Germanic *wīk- (settlement, village, dwelling) via Latin vicus (village; hamlet; street; neighborhood; row of houses) which ultimately derives from Proto-Indo-European *weyḱ- (to settle; settlement). Nicknames:…