Riviere Family History

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Riviere Name Meaning

French (Rivière): topographic name for someone who lived by the bank of a river or shore of a lake, from Old French rivière ‘river’, ‘shore’, or a habitational name from any of various places named (Le) Rivière, for example in Indre-et-Loire and Pas-de-Calais.

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


Similar surnames: Revere, Riviera, Lariviere, Rivers, Revier, Rivera, Rivero, Vivier

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Riviere Family Origin

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Riviere Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    25%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Couturiere

    13%
  • Scholar

    13%

In 1881, Journalier, Clerk and Couturiere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riviere. The most common Riviere occupation in Canada was Journalier. 25% of Riviere's were Journaliers. A less common occupation for the Riviere family was Scholar.

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Riviere Historical Records

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Riviere Life Expectancy

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