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).

List of People with Surname Rives

Based on our public records, there are a total of 982 people with the surname Rives. Among these people surnamed Rives, there are approximately 315 distinct names, with an average of 3 people who share the same name. John Rives, Robert Rives and William Rives are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Rives, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Rives, with a total of 166 people, and there are a total of 113 distinct names among these people. Virginia is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rives, with a total of 77 people and an average of 62 distinct names.