Robinson Family History

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Robinson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin.

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


Similar surnames: Robison, Rubinson, Robson, Robins, Rolison, Robertson, Adkinson

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Robinson Family Origin

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Robinson Family Occupations

What did your Robinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Robinson. 18% of Robinson men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Robinson women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robinson were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%

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

Robinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3 million census records available for the last name Robinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robinson 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 401,000 immigration records available for the last name Robinson. 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 518,000 military records available for the last name Robinson. For the veterans among your Robinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Robinson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Robinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Robinson in 1940 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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