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Riva Early Origins



The surname Riva was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Riva Spelling Variations


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Riva Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rivals, Rival, Rivalls, Rivale, Rivales, Rivals de, Rhivals, Rivell, Rivas, Rivalles, Rivalle, Rivel, Rivalls de, Rhival, Rhivalls, Rhivale, Rhivales, Rhivals, Rhivalle and many more.

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Riva Early History


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Riva Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riva research. Another 943 words (67 lines of text) covering the years 1164, 1500, 1521, 1573, and 1668 are included under the topic Early Riva History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riva Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riva Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Riva Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Riva Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan de Riva, who sailed to the Spanish Main in 1527
  • Juan de Riva. He witnessed the reconstruction of Buenos Aires in 1580 and charted the Río de la Plata

Riva Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R DeLa Riva, aged 21, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1826 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan De Riva, who landed in Spanish Main in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ramon DeLa Riva, aged 28, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ventura Riva, aged 40, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • N Riva, aged 50, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Riva (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Riva (post 1700)



  • J. Michael Riva (1948-2012), American Primetime Emmy Award winning production designer
  • Emmanuelle Riva (1927-2017), French BAFTA Award nominated actress, known for her roles in Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and Amour (2012)

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Riva Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Riva Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riva Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 30 January 2017 at 10:07.

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