Infographic of River name meaning, which is Derived for the word describing a flowing body of water, River is an English name.
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River Name Popularity

How popular is the name River? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 River was the 237th most popular girls name, representing 0.0951% of girl births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 River has been the 1,505th most popular girls name, representing 0.0049% of girl births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 3,858 5 0.0003%
1996 0 0%
1997 3,804 5 0.0003%
1998 0 0%
1999 2,568 16 0.0011%
2000 3,816 5 0.0003%
2001 2,385 21 0.0014%
2002 2,671 15 0.001%
2003 2,636 16 0.0011%
2004 1,848 46 0.003%
2005 2,127 33 0.0022%
2006 1,316 115 0.0073%
2007 1,103 177 0.0112%
2008 1,030 197 0.0127%
2009 951 224 0.015%
2010 934 213 0.0148%
2011 878 239 0.0168%
2012 644 383 0.0269%
2013 579 443 0.0311%
2014 448 665 0.0456%
2015 341 922 0.0634%
2016 273 1,107 0.0768%
2017 264 1,140 0.0817%
2018 237 1,307 0.0951%

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2 Comments

  1. I chose the name River because it reminds me of the natural world that my husband and I both Passionately enjoy. We love swimming in the Florida springs and kayaking down the rivers, and we Naming our first child after Well we both love is truly magical.

  2. I love nature and wildlife. I named my daughter River. She is a sweet little girl with a beautiful singing voice. She has some spirit too, just like a river! Her sister is named after a flower.


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