Robson Family History

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Robson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert.

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

Similar surnames: Hobson, Robeson, Dobson, Robison, Robin, Rosson, Rapson, Ronson

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Robson Family Origin

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Robson Family Occupations

What did your Robson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Robson. 43% of Robson men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Robson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robson were Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife

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

Robson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 344,000 census records available for the last name Robson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robson 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 40,000 immigration records available for the last name Robson. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Robson. For the veterans among your Robson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robson Life Expectancy

What is the average Robson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Robson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Robson in 1943 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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