Rivet Family History
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Rivet Name Meaning
French: from a diminutive of Old French rive ‘(river) bank’, ‘shore’ (see Rives). Northern French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts (see Rivett).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rivett, Rives, Rivers, Ives, Vinet, Ravel, Rimer, Privett, Driver