Rivett Family History

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Rivett Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle English, Old French rivet ‘small nail or bolt’ (from Old French river ‘to fix or secure’, of unknown origin). French: variant of Rivet 1.

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


Similar surnames: Trivett, Rivet, Privett, Rivers, Gravett, Rivest, Rivette, Lovett

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Rivett Family Origin

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Rivett Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rivett. The most common Rivett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Rivett's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rivett family was Bricklayer.

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Rivett Historical Records

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Rivett Life Expectancy

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