Robey Family History

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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

What did your Robey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Robey. 3% of Robey men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Robey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Robey were Farmworker and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Chauffeur
  • Bricklayer
  • Farmworker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

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

Robey Historical Records

What Robey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Robey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Robey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Robey. For the veterans among your Robey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robey Life Expectancy

What is the average Robey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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