What does Riva mean?
The name Riva is of Hebrew origin.
The meaning of Riva is "to tie, bind, trap, snare".
Riva is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ri-va.
The Given Name Riva
Riva is a diminutive of Rebecca
. See Rebecca
for further details.
Riva is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.
Sweet yet refined, the name is a great blend of character and flair.
A chic name that will be loved by parents.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 5,951
in baby name popularity for girls with 22 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,577 in baby name popularity for girls with 24 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
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Riva Name Fun
Would you like to fingerspell the name Riva in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.
Be creative with the name Riva.
Just for fun, see the name Riva in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Riva in Nautical Flags page.