Robe Family History

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Robe Name Meaning

French (Robé), English, and North German: from a short form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Rode, Robbe, Robey, Rowe, Rohe, Rose, Roe, Rube, Robb, Kobe

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Robe Family Origin

Where is the Robe family from?

Robe Family Occupations

What did your Robe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Robe family was Railwey Employee. Farmer and Locomotive Fireman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Robe. The most common Robe occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Robe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Locomotive Fireman

    25%
  • Railwey Employee

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Robe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Robe Historical Records

What Robe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Robe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Robe. 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 Robe. For the veterans among your Robe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robe Life Expectancy

What is the average Robe lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Robe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Robe in 1952 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robe 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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