Riera Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Riera or La Riera, from Catalan riera ‘stream’ (Late Latin rivaria). There are various places in northern Spain named with this word, for example in the province of Tarragona, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ribera, Rivera, Pera, Lier, Vieira, Trier, Miera, Riepe, Rietz, Rega

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Riera Family Origin

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Riera Family Occupations

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  • Draper

    100%

In 1881, the most common Riera occupation in the UK was Draper. 100% of Riera's were Drapers.

Source: Census data for Riera | Data not to scale

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Between 1956 and 2003, Riera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Riera in 1956 was 41, and 46 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riera

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