Baby Names Inspired By the Ravens’ Stunning Super Bowl Victory!

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Photo Courtesy of LucyMiner / The Bump

Whether or not you’re a Baltimore Ravens fan, you’ve got to congratulate the team on their thrilling Super Bowl Victory over the San Fransisco 49ers last night. While the whole game (and the AMAZING halftime performance) proved to be nothing short of exhilarating and fun to watch, being crowned the victor — and taking home that gorgeous Lombardi trophy — is nothing short of amazing. And since the game was so awesome, and the team name stems from Edgar Allen Poe’s thriller, “The Raven”, here’s your baby name-spiration, picked right from the sidelines (and from the story)!

Alan – the Ravens’ are named after Edgar Allen Poe’s short story, inpsired by Edgar Allen Poe

Joe – inspired by the Ravens’ quarterback, Joe Flacco

Eleonora – inspired by another of Poe’s short stories

Berenice – inspired by Poe’s short story

Ray – inspired by Ray Lewis

Faye – inspired by Poe’s short story, “The Island of the Fay”

Louis, or Lou – also inspired by Ray Lewis

Ray – inspired by Ray Rice

Rue – inspired by Poe’s, “The Murders in the Rue Morge”

Mercedes – inspired by the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, where the game was played

William - inspired by Poe’s “William Wilson”

John – inspired by the Ravens’ head coach, John Harbaugh

Wilson – inspired by Poe’s “William Wilson”

Annabel – inspired by Poe’s poem, “Annabel Lee”

Jacoby or Jacob – inspired by the 108-yard punt return by Ravens’ player Jacoby Jones

Annie – inspired by Poe’s poem, “For Annie”

What name stands out to you?

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