Rives Family History
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Rives Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Rive a back-formation from Rivke (see Rifkin). French: topographic name for someone who lived on the bank of a river or the shore of a lake, Old French rive (Latin ripa).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rivet, Ries, Rivers, Ives, Vives, Remes, Rimer, Rivett, Rokes, Bies