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Definitions for raveling
ˈræv ə lɪŋrav·el·ing
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a bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric
George Henry Raveling (born June 27, 1937) is an American former college basketball player and coach. He played at Villanova University, and was the head coach at Washington State University (1972–1983), the University of Iowa (1983–1986), and the University of Southern California (1986–1994). Raveling has been Nike's global basketball sports marketing director since he retired from coaching in 1994. A former FOX Sports Net color commentator, he is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
the act of untwisting or of disentangling
that which is raveled out; esp., a thread detached from a texture
Etymology: [Also ravelling.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Raveling is ranked #61585 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Raveling surname appeared 326 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Raveling.
95% or 310 total occurrences were White.
2.4% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of raveling in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of raveling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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