unisex baby name


With English, Old French, and Latin roots, this name literally means “flowing body of water.” Hopefully your kiddo won’t create a river of pee in your kitchen on Day 1 of potty-training!


Rea, Riv.

Famous people named River:

Actors River Phoenix and River Shields; guitarist River Reeves; singer-songwriter River Matthews; model River Viiperi.

Fun fact:

Celebrity chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver may have had a little trouble narrowing their son’s name down to just a first and middle — they named him River Rocket Blue Dallas Oliver.

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