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Roberson Family History

Roberson Name Meaning
Northern English: variant of Robertson.

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

1,012,576 Historical Documents with Roberson on Ancestry.com
261,376 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
40,116 Military Records
6,893 Immigration Records
260,566 Census and Voter Lists
443,625 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Roberson Families

  • Number of Roberson families
     751 - 1,499
     251 - 750
     1 - 250
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roberson families
     164 - 326
     55 - 163
     1 - 54
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Roberson families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Roberson Family Origin

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Roberson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Roberson

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Roberson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roberson census records

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Roberson Civil War Service Records

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