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See also: graven
- As an English surname, a topographic surname for someone living near a ditch, from Middle Low German grav (“moat, ditch”), from Old Saxon graf, from Proto-Germanic *grabą, the source of grave.
- As a Norwegian surname, from Old Norse gróf (“depression, hollow”), from Proto-Germanic *grōbō.
Graven (plural Gravens)
- A surname.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Graven is the 26492nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 921 individuals. Graven is most common among White (92.83%) individuals.
- “Graven”, in Hanks, Patrick, editor, Dictionary of American Family Names, New York City: Oxford University Press, 2003, →ISBN