Riff: baby boy name meaning and popularity


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.


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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