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Rivera Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Rivera, a variant of Ribera. Italian: northern variant of the southern (especially Sicily) topographic name Ribera. Catalan: in some cases, variant of Catalan Ribera.

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


Similar surnames: Ribera, Riera, Riviera, Rivero, Rivers, Revere, Vera, Riviere, Riva

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Rivera Family Origin

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Rivera Family Occupations

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  • Engine Fitter

    50%
  • Iron Safe Maker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Rivera occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter. 50% of Rivera's were Engine Fitters. Engine Fitter and Iron Safe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rivera.

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Rivera Historical Records

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Rivera Life Expectancy

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Famous Rivera Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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