Robey Name Meaning

English and eastern French: from a pet form of the personal name Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Cobey, Robel, Rabey, Robe, Roby, Tobey, Bobby, Dobry, Kobes, Robb

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Robey Family Origin

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Robey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Gardener (N D)

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Engine Fitter

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Gardener (N D) and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robey. A less common occupation for the Robey family was Engine Fitter. The most common Robey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Robey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Robey Historical Records

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Robey Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Robey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Robey in 1943 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robey

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