Robb Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from a short form of the personal name Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Robbe, Rabb, Robe, Roby, Cobb, Ross, Nobbe, Robbs, Rohn, Bobby

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Robb Family Origin

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Robb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Robb family was Carter. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robb. The most common Robb occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Robb's were Farmers.

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Robb Historical Records

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Robb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Robb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Robb in 1942 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robb

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