Rivett Family History

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Rivett Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle English, Old French rivet ‘small nail or bolt’ (from Old French river ‘to fix or secure’, of unknown origin). French: variant of Rivet 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Trivett, Rivet, Privett, Rivers, Gravett, Rivest, Rivette, Lovett

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Rivett Family Origin

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Rivett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rivett. A less common occupation for the Rivett family was Keeping House. The most common Rivett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rivett's were Farmers.

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Rivett Historical Records

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Rivett Life Expectancy

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