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Robins Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Robin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

Similar surnames: Robin, Robbins, Robinson, Robino, Romans, Hobbins, Dobbins, Tobias

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Where is the Robins family from?

You can see how Robins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Robins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Robins families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,300 Robins families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Robins's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Robins families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Robins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Robins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Robins. 7% of Robins men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Robins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robins were Incapacitated and Housewife. .

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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

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 227,000 census records available for the last name Robins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robins 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Robins. 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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There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Robins. For the veterans among your Robins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Robins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Robins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Robins in 1943 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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