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Roberts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert. This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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


Similar surnames: Robert, Mcroberts, Roberto, Robertson, Gobert, Roberti, Rewerts

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Roberts Family Origin

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Roberts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Servant

    4%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Roberts family was School. The most common Roberts occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Roberts's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roberts.

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