Roberton Family History

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Roberton Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Robertson.

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


Similar surnames: Roberson, Berton, Robertson, Rogerson, Ruberto, Obert, Rostron, Rober

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Roberton Family Origin

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Roberton Family Occupations

What did your Roberton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Roberton occupation in Canada was Going To School. 31% of Roberton's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Labourer and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roberton. A less common occupation for the Roberton family was Farmer.

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  • Going To School

    31%
  • Labourer

    23%
  • Carriage Maker

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%

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

Roberton Historical Records

What Roberton family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Roberton Life Expectancy

What is the average Roberton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roberton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roberton in 1963 was 85, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roberton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roberton 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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