Rivet Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French rive ‘(river) bank’, ‘shore’ (see Rives). Northern French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts (see Rivett).

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


Similar surnames: Rivett, Rives, Rivers, Ives, Vinet, Ravel, Rimer, Privett, Driver

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Rivet Family Origin

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Rivet Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    25%
  • Annuitant

    25%
  • Bank Manager

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bank Manager were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rivet. The most common Rivet occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Rivet's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rivet family was Farmer.

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Rivet Historical Records

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Rivet Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Rivet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Rivet in 1953 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rivet

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