First appeared in the 1930s. Possibly a variant of Raimond (“Raymond”), or simply a phonetic coinage.
- A male given name, popular in the 1950s and the 1960s.
First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1965. From Estonian Raivo.
- A male given name.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
-  Population Register of Latvia: Raivo was the only given name of 1501 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.