Robe Family History

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Robe Name Meaning

French (Robé), English, and North German: from a short form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Rode, Robbe, Robey, Rowe, Rohe, Rose, Roe, Rube, Robb, Kobe

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Robe Family Origin

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Robe Family Occupations

What did your Robe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Robe. 25% of Robe men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Robe women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robe were Truck Driver and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Servant
    6%

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

Robe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Robe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Robe. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Robe. For the veterans among your Robe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robe Life Expectancy

What is the average Robe lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Robe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Robe in 1952 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

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