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River -- Name Info

This eMedTV Web page explains name information related to River. This includes the meaning, origin, and other forms of River. Census, Australia 1997

River is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name River.

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Meanings and Variations

River is from English meaning River, riverbank.
Alternates for River include: Rivar, Rive, Rivers, Rivor, and Ryver
Famous Children Named River
Given name: River Russell
Father: Shane Deary, Carpenter
Mother: Keri Russell, Actress

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