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Rivard Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived on a riverbank, from a derivative of rive ‘(river) bank’.

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


Similar surnames: Riva, Picard, Rivers, Savard, Pinard, Rivero, Rigaud, Linard, Richard

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Rivard Family Origin

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Rivard Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rivard family was School. The most common Rivard occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Rivard's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rivard.

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Rivard Life Expectancy

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