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Meaning and name origin

Rives \r(i)-ves\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Rives is "dweller by the riverbank". Place name. Of a different source from the similar-sounding Reeves.


Rives is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8025 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rives for boys. Rives has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rives name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rives outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Ries, River and Rivers. Like Rives, these names are not commonly used.