How popular is the baby name Rivers in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Rivers.

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Popularity of the Baby Name Rivers

Posts that Mention the Name Rivers

Unusual Real Names – Beveridge, Craphonso, Rivers, Scientific

Here’s another batch of unusual-but-real names. This time, all were made in the U.S.A.

  • Beveridge Webster (born in 1908) – pianist.
  • Chloethiel Woodard Smith (born in 1910) – architect and urban planner.
  • Craphonso Thorpe (born in 1983) – football player. (Craphonso = Craig + Alphonso.)
  • Fitzedward Hall (born in 1825) – Sanskrit scholar and OED contributor.
  • Mahonri Macintosh Young (born in 1877) – sculptor and artist.
  • Majestic Mapp (born circa 1980) – basketball player. (Brother of Scientific.)
  • Merze Tate (born in 1905) – scholar and professor.
  • Rivers Cuomo (born in 1970) – musician.
  • Scientific Mapp (born circa 1980) – basketball player. (Brother of Majestic.)
  • Townsend Harris (born in 1804) – merchant and politician.

I discovered Craphonso, Majestic and Scientific in Bob Glauber’s recent post on great sports names.