River Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name River:
Derived from river (a large creek, a river).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Riv, Rivy, Rio.
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River Phoenix, actor
Rivers Cuomo, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of rock band Weezer.
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River Murray son of actor Sean Murray
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River Robertson son of Jeptha Robertson of Duck Dynasty
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Nolan River Nicholas son of actor Thomas Ian Nicholas
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Journey River, son of Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
River Rocket, son of chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver
River Russell Deary (b. 2007), son of American actress and dancer Keri Russell
- River in song, story & screen
River Pierce, (male) from Radio Free Roscoe
River Song from Doctor Who
River Tam, from the "Firefly" TV series
River Carpenter (male) on the former soap One Life to Live
River Baldwin, (male) character on American soap "The Young and the Restless"