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Robberson Family History

Robberson Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Roberson a patronymic from Robert which is particularly common in Scotland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Robertson, Robeson, Giberson, Rollerson, Rogerson, Richerson

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Where is the Robberson family from?

You can see how Robberson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Robberson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Robberson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Robberson families living in North Carolina. This was about 47% of all the recorded Robberson's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Robberson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Robberson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Robberson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Help were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Robberson. 36% of Robberson men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Robberson women worked as a Farm Help. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robberson were Proprietor and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Help
    17%
  • Laundress
    13%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Passenger Lists

There are 142 immigration records available for the last name Robberson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 848 military records available for the last name Robberson. For the veterans among your Robberson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Robberson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Robberson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Robberson in 1949 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

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