Rivas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Rivas or Ribas, a variant of Ribas. in some cases, variant of Catalan Ribes (see Ribas).

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


Similar surnames: Ribas, Riva, Rosas, Navas, Livas, Rodas, Vinas, Bias, Regas, Trias

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Rivas Family Origin

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Rivas Family Occupations

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  • Brewers Drayman

    33%
  • Charwoman

    33%
  • Professor Of Languages

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rivas family was Professor Of Languages. Brewers Drayman and Charwoman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rivas. The most common Rivas occupation in the UK was Brewers Drayman. 33% of Rivas's were Brewers Draymans.

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Rivas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Rivas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Rivas in 1941 was 37, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rivas

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