Rivero Family History

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Rivero Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Galicia, Santander, and Cáceres named Rivero, from ribero ‘bank’, ‘shore’ (Late Latin riparium, a derivative of ripa ‘bank’).

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

Similar surnames: Riveron, Rivera, Rivers, Ribera, Ravelo, Riera, Riviere, Revere

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Rivero Family Origin

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Rivero Family Occupations

What did your Rivero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rivero. 28% of Rivero men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Rivero women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rivero were Bookkeeper and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Janitor
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • Servant
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rivero Historical Records

What Rivero family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Rivero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rivero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Rivero. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 860 military records available for the last name Rivero. For the veterans among your Rivero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rivero Life Expectancy

What is the average Rivero lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rivero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rivero in 1948 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rivero

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rivero ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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