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Riviere Name Meaning

French (Rivière): topographic name for someone who lived by the bank of a river or shore of a lake, from Old French rivière ‘river’, ‘shore’, or a habitational name from any of various places named (Le) Rivière, for example in Indre-et-Loire and Pas-de-Calais.

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


Similar surnames: Revere, Riviera, Lariviere, Rivers, Revier, Rivera, Rivero, Vivier

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Riviere Family Origin

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Riviere Family Occupations

What did your Riviere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riviere. A less common occupation for the Riviere family was Gardner. The most common Riviere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Riviere's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Gardner

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Riviere ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Riviere Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Riviere ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Riviere Life Expectancy

What is the average Riviere lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, Riviere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Riviere in 1959 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riviere ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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