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Roble Family History

Roble Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous oak tree, from Spanish roble ‘oak tree’ (Latin robur). Altered spelling of German Robel.

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


Similar surnames: Doble, Robles, Noble, Roblee, Robl, Robley, Ruble, Coble, Roche

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Where is the Roble family from?

You can see how Roble families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roble family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roble families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Roble family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Roble's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Roble families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roble surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roble ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roble. 21% of Roble men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Roble women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roble were Labrador and Clerk.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Labrador
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Domestic
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Roble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roble 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roble. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roble. For the veterans among your Roble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roble lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Roble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Roble in 1952 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

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