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Rivera Surname Origin

(Spanish) habitational (locality) name from any of the places named Rivera.

Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

Rivera  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

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'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes

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