What does River mean?
River▲ has 1 variant: Rivers.Creative forms:
(male) Rier, Riner, ..
(female) Rivre, Rivri, .. Middle name pairings:
River Bradley (R.B.), ..
How popular is River?
River is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#28256 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
River entered the list in 1993 and reached its top rank of #244 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. The only other prominent variation form of River (#244 in 2015) is Rivers (#1812 in 2015). These relations of River were favored by parents today (median #1028). River is the clear favorite.
River▲ is alike in pronunciation to Rover. Other suggested similar names are Dover, Einer, Eizer, Inver, Iver, Miner, Oliver▲, Piper, Rafer, Rainer, Ravee, Ravel, Raven, Reiner, Reve, Rice, Ridder, Rider, Rien, Ries, Rigel, Rike, Riker, Riley, Ritter, Rives, Roger▼, Roper, Royer, Ryder▲, Ryker▲, Silver, Tiger and Xever. These names tend to be more commonly used than River.