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Roberson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Roberson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Roberson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Roberson Family Origin

Where is the Roberson family from?

Roberson Family Occupations

What did your Roberson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roberson. The most common Roberson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Roberson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roberson family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Roberson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Roberson Historical Records

What Roberson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 265,000 census records available for the last name Roberson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roberson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Roberson. 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 41,000 military records available for the last name Roberson. For the veterans among your Roberson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roberson Life Expectancy

What is the average Roberson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Roberson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Roberson in 1942 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roberson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roberson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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