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Robb Family History

Robb Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: from a short form of the personal name Robert.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

650,764 Historical Documents with Robb on Ancestry.com
143,957 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,104 Military Records
34,247 Immigration Records
152,692 Census and Voter Lists
301,764 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Robb Families

  • Number of Robb families
     194 - 385
     65 - 193
     1 - 64
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Robb families
     92 - 182
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Robb families
     524 - 1,046
     175 - 523
     1 - 174
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Robb census records

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Robb Family Origin

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Robb Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Robb families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Robb

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Robb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Robb census records

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Robb Civil War Service Records

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