Robbs Family History

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Robbs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robb.

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


Similar surnames: Hobbs, Nobbs, Mobbs, Dobbs, Robins, Cobbs, Robb, Robbe, Tubbs, Roles

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Robbs Family Origin

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Robbs Family Occupations

What did your Robbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Barber and Book were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Robbs. 20% of Robbs men worked as a Barber and 50% of Robbs women worked as a Book. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robbs were Painter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Barber
    20%
  • Butcher
    20%
  • Labourer
    20%
  • Painter
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book
    50%
  • Nurse
    50%

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

Robbs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Robbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robbs 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 869 immigration records available for the last name Robbs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Robbs. For the veterans among your Robbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Robbs lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Robbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Robbs in 1954 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robbs 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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