Rivera Surname History
One member of the Rivera family has suggested that Geraldo Rivera, television personality, is a famous member of the family. No other information about the Rivera family - the origin of the surname Rivera, the history of the Rivera family, or the country of origin of the Rivera family - has yet been added. If you know more about the Rivera family, please add your knowledge to this page.
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- Rivera last name meaning & etymology
- Rivera spelling & pronunciation
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Rivera Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Rivera can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rivera may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Rivera Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Rivera come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Rivera originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Rivera Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rivera name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Rivera were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rivera. Surnames like Rivera vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over the years.
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Rivera Family Tree
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- Mercedes Rivera
- Miguel Rivera
- Ydelfonso Rivera
- Gerald Michael Rivera
- Pedro Rivera Nino, Rivera Barroso 1512 - ?
- Antonio Rivera Quirino
- Elpidio Rivera Quirino
- Ena Frank Rivera
- Margot Rivera
- Gabriel Miguel Rivera
Famous People named Rivera
Famous members of the Rivera family:
- Geraldo Rivera, television personality