Robin Family History

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Robin Name Meaning

Scottish, English, French, and German: from the personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert, composed of the short form Rob + the hypocoristic suffix -in. Slovenian: unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rubin or Rabin.

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


Similar surnames: Rubin, Roblin, Rodin, Tobin, Rosin, Rabin, Rovin, Robino, Gobin

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Robin Family Origin

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Robin Family Occupations

What did your Robin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Robin. 20% of Robin men worked as a Journalier and 7% of Robin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robin were Forgeron and Modiste

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    20%
  • Cultivateur
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Forgeron
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    7%
  • Domestique
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Modiste
    7%

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

Robin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Robin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robin 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Robin. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Robin. For the veterans among your Robin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robin Life Expectancy

What is the average Robin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Robin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Robin in 1951 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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