US Popularity:5190
Other Origin(s):Italian
Meaning:From the shore; Join, tie, connection
Riva is a girl's name of Hebrew origin derived from the same root as Rebecca, sharing the meanings "join," "tie," and "connection." Also flaunting Italian origins, Riva's meaning of "from the shore" keeps it rolling with the tide. As a topographical surname, Riva belonged to those living by a wharf or seaport. Whatever meaning baby ends up identifying with, Riva is an elegant and timeless name for your beautiful bundle of joy.

Riva Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Riva is currently #1665 on The Bump
Girl:Riva is currently #1194 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Riva is currently #5190 in U.S. births
Girl:Riva is currently #2958 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1218
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Riva

  • Behind the Name, Riva, December 2017

  • Behind the Name, Rivka, January 2019

  • WordSense Dictionary, Riva

  • Ancestry, Riva

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