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Type Surname (from location & from occupation)
Other Forms FormsRivett

Meaning & History

French: from a diminutive of Old French rive ‘(river) bank’, ‘shore’ (see Rives).
Northern French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts (see Rivett).
Added 6/6/2016 by LMS
Edited 6/6/2016 by LMS