Riva

Riva - A very unique female name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Riva, meaning maiden, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1952 on position #2141. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Riva and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Riva? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Riva. The baby girl name Riva was given to 7 baby girls in 2009, ranking #4572 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 213,123 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Riva peaked in popularity 66 years ago in 1953 on position 1479.



Famous with this name

Marianne dela Riva
Diana Maria Riva
Massimo Riva


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Riva is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Riva is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,949 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,949.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Riva is where you live.


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Riva origin and meaning

Riva is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means maiden. To see famous people named Riva, pop culture references for the name Riva and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Riva

We've found the following names that sound similar to Riva, sorted by popularity.

Ruby / Reba / Robbie / Reva / Rubi / Rubye / Rubie / Robbi / Rubbie / Rabia /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20094572
20083822
20075849
20065706
20024106
20004378
19962885
19944062
19872983
19842521
19823636
19803542
19692796
19672320
19652010
19622107
19612267
19561933
19551658
19541786
19531479
19522141

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1949

Even more about Riva


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Riva a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Riva?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1953
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Riva
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 213,123
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1952
2009 births +7

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