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The nationality of Rivas can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rivas may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

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The meaning of Rivas come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Rivas originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Rivas were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Rivas. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rivas last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Rivas change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years.

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