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What does Rives mean?

Rives Pronunciation of Rives as a boys' 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ri-, riverbank


(male) Roves, ..

(female) Rine, ..

Rives Arthur (R.A.), ..

How popular is Rives?

Rives is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#9209 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rives has not been ranked in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rives name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aimes, Giles, Ives, Jiles, Miles, Niles, Raines, Ravee, Ravel, Raven, Rees, Reve, Reyes, Rice, Rider, Rien, Ries, Rigel, Rike, Riker, Riley, Rinus, River, Rivers, Rover and Yves. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rives.

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