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Robin Family History

Robin Name Meaning

French Breton Scottish English and German: from the personal name Robin a pet form of Robert composed of the short form Rob + the hypocoristic suffix -in. Slovenian: topographic name derived from rob ‘edge border’ (see Robar ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rubin or Rabin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Robin family from?

You can see how Robin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Robin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Robin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 279 Robin families living in Channel Islands. This was about 55% of all the recorded Robin's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Robin families in 1891.
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What did your Robin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Robin. 50% of Robin men worked as an Incapacitated and 74% of Robin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robin were Small Holder and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Small Holder

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Robin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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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