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Rivera Surname


Frequency of Rivera in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, RIVERA ranked #59 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 299,463 people, or approximately 1 in every 901 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
RIVERA59299,4635.92%1.06%0.24%2.06%0.55%90.17%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, RIVERA ranked #61 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 885 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Rivera Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 2,105 grave(s) with the surname Rivera.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Rivera.

Resource Links for Rivera


Rivera Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Rivera/surnames.htm

Rivera (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rivera_(disambiguation)

Behind the Name: R [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=r (2 Feb 2011)

Rivera Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Rivera

Rivera Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Rivera surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/r/rivera.php (12 Oct 2010)

Rivera Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/rivera/


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