Meaning and Origin of Riva - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Riva

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : To tie, bind; enchantingly beautiful
  • Hebrew : Bound, tied
  • French : River

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : topographic name for someone who lived by a wharf in a port or on the bank of a river, riva (Latin ripa).
  • Catalan and Spanish : variant of Riba, which has the same origin and meaning as 1.