Riff: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Riff

Likely a shortening of the word "refrain," this is a musical term used to describe a repeated set of notes or words in a song. It's also a word that means a spoken improvisation, usually humorous. So if your little Riff's antics don't make you laugh, his speeches will.

Nicknames:

Riff is pretty hard to nickname ... unless maybe you went with Riffy.

Famous people named Riff:

There are no famous Riffs at this point. People, anyway.

Fun fact:

In terms of popular usage, the word "riff" is currently at its all-time high.

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