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Meaning and name origin

Riva \r(i)-va\ as a girl's name is pronounced REE-vah. Short form of Rebecca (Hebrew) "to bind". Also possibly from the French word for "shore".

Riva has 12 variant forms: Reba, Ree, Reeva, Reevabel, Reva, Rifka, Rivalee, Rivi, Rivka, Rivke, Rivkah and Rivy.

Riva is also pronounced similarly to Rivah. Other suggested similar baby names are Kiva, Liva, Rafa, Ria, Rica, Rida, Rika, Rima, Rina, Risa, Rita, Roba, Rupa, Viva and Ziva.


Riva is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3612 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#25170 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Riva name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Riva with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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