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Roberts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert. This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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


Similar surnames: Robert, Mcroberts, Roberto, Robertson, Gobert, Roberti, Rewerts

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Roberts Family Origin

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Roberts Family Occupations

What did your Roberts ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Roberts Historical Records

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Roberts Life Expectancy

What is the average Roberts lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Roberts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Roberts in 1940 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roberts 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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