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Robeson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from a short form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Robson, Hobson, Robison, Robertson, Roberson, Ronson, Rolison

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Robeson Family Origin

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Robeson Family Occupations

What did your Robeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robeson. The most common Robeson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Robeson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Robeson family was Going To School.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Scholar

    8%
  • Going To School

    5%

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

Robeson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Robeson Life Expectancy

What is the average Robeson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Robeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Robeson in 1950 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robeson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robeson 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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