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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rivero name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rivero. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Spain

    21%

  • Portugal

    17%

  • England & Wales

    15%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    10%

  • France

    7%

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Rivero Family Origin

Where is the Rivero family from?

Rivero Family Occupations

What did your Rivero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rivero. A less common occupation for the Rivero family was Auctioneer. The most common Rivero occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 15% of Rivero's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Auctioneer

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rivero ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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, Riverocensus 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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