River as a First Name

How Common is the First Name River?

We estimate that there are 49,798 people named River who are currently alive and were born in the United States. River is the 531st most common for men, and the 903rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named River?

The average person named River is 7.05 years old.

Is River a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

4,661 people named River were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 116th most popular name for boys, and the 113rd most popular overall.

The popularity of River peaked in 2022, when it was the 105th most popular name for baby boys.

Is River a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

River is a unisex name, but more common for men. 66.4% of people named River are male, while 33.6% are female.

Facts About the Name River

Popularity of River in England

In 2020, River was the 151st most popular name for girls, and the 159th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.