Ria name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ria mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ria

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from the United States and the United Kingdom agree the name Ria is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Singer".
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Ria is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Singer, good luck, beautiful".
  3. A user from Idaho, U.S. says the name Ria means "River".
  4. A user from South Africa says the name Ria is of African origin and means "Small river".
  5. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Ria means "Of German, and Dutch origin, Ria is short for Maria and is a Latinal version of Mary. From Spanish origin, it can also mean 'The Mouth of the River'" and is of German origin.
  6. A user from the United Arab Emirates says the name Ria means "Sings".
  7. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Ria means "The one who gets the smaller half of the crown".
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Ria

Notable Persons Named Ria

Ria Atayde

Ria Atayde is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2015. Ria was given the name Maria Sophia C. Atayde on March 23rd, 1992 in Mandaluyong.

Ria Mae

Ria Mae is a musician.

Ria Antoniou

Ria was given the name Gregoria Antoniou on July 14th, 1988 in Athens.

Ria Vandervis

Ria Vandervis is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 2004. Ria was born on July 5th, 1984 in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Ria Ritchie

Ria Ritchie is a contemporary r&b, neo soul, hip hop music, and acoustic music musician. She plays Coloratura soprano. She has had major accomplishments since 2012. Ria was born Ria Ritchie on September 23rd, 1987 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.

Ria Hall

Ria Hall is a reggae musician. She was most prominent from 2011 to present.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ria

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ria


Ria is a pop music, soul music, rhythm, and blues musician. She was most prominent from 2007 to present.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ria U.S.
  White 17.82% 64.26%
  African American 10.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 51.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ria

People with the last name Ria are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Ria

  • How Popular is the name Ria? Ria is the 4,779th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ria was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,631 babies born with the first name Ria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ria to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ria is Wednesday, November 14th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Ria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ria was in 2005 with a total of 202 babies.
  • Random Ria Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ria is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 37 babies in California have the same name in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Ria: The name spelled backwards is Air. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ari. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ria? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Ria.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ria? Ria is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Ria name meaning

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