Robertson Family History

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Robertson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert. This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce (1274–1329).

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


Similar surnames: Roberts, Rogerson, Robberson, Robson, Roberson, Robeson, Albertson

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Robertson Family Origin

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Robertson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

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Robertson Historical Records

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Robertson Life Expectancy

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Famous Robertson Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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