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Roberto Family History

Roberto Name Meaning

Portuguese Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Roberto (see Robert ).

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

Similar surnames: Ruberto, Oberto, Roberts, Alberto, Roberti, Rogero, Robert, Luberto

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Where is the Roberto family from?

You can see how Roberto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roberto family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Roberto families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Roberto families living in Ohio. This was about 24% of all the recorded Roberto's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Roberto families in 1880.
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What did your Roberto ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Roberto. 40% of Roberto men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Roberto women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roberto were Debardew and Operator. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Debardew

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Roberto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roberto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Roberto. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Roberto. For the veterans among your Roberto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roberto lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Roberto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Roberto in 1950 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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