River: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name River

River

Pronunciation: RI-vər (key)

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I've always loved the name River. Despite my family and friends constantly arguing that River is a boy's name, I think it's quite feminine. A river's a thing of beauty, strength, and grace. I think it does very well as a girl's name.

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A friend named her daughter River. River's little sister is Caedence.

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Rea

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(male) River Phoenix, tragic actor
(male) Rivers Cuomo, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of rock band Weezer.

River in song, story & screen: | Edit

River Tam, a character in the "Firefly" TV show and "Serenity" movie.
River Song, Doctor Who character.

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