What Is The Meaning/history Of The Surname Rivera?


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Suhail Ajmal answered
Rivera has different origins. The details of the origins and meanings are as follows;

1. In Spanish it is a habitational name from any of the places named Rivera, a variant of Ribera.
2. In Italian it is a northern variant of the southern (especially Sicily) topographic name Ribera.
3. In Catalan it is a variant of Catalan Ribera.
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Anonymous answered
Italian old form of ribera
spanish riverbank
note;the name is very common in sardinia and sicily in italy in spain the name was 1st taken by the people who lived near the river

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