Name Riva Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Riva


Riva is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Riva?

Riva is a variant of the name Rivka, which is a modern Hebrew form of the name Rebecca.

What does the name Riva mean?

Riva means “captivating” (from Hebrew “ribhqeh/ריבקה” = connection, or Semitic “rbq/רבק” = to tie firmly/to join/to snare). By the way, in Italian, riva means “shore” or “riverside”.

Pronunciation of Riva

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Popularity of the name Riva

The name Riva is ranked #4222 overall.

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