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Rivett Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle English, Old French rivet ‘small nail or bolt’ (from Old French river ‘to fix or secure’, of unknown origin). French: variant of Rivet 1.

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


Similar surnames: Trivett, Rivet, Privett, Rivers, Gravett, Rivest, Rivette, Lovett

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Rivett Family Origin

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Rivett Family Occupations

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  • Factory Hand

    50%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Pump Maker

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

In 1881, the most common Rivett occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 50% of Rivett's were Factory Hands. Factory Hand, Farmer and Pump Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rivett. A less common occupation for the Rivett family was Shoemaker.

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Rivett Historical Records

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Rivett Life Expectancy

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