Robin Family History

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Robin Name Meaning

Scottish, English, French, and German: from the personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert, composed of the short form Rob + the hypocoristic suffix -in. Slovenian: unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rubin or Rabin.

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

Similar surnames: Rubin, Roblin, Rodin, Tobin, Rosin, Rabin, Rovin, Robino, Gobin

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Robin Family Origin

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Robin Family Occupations

What did your Robin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Robin family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Annuitant and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robin. The most common Robin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Robin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Grocer

  • Dressmaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Robin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Robin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Robin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robin 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Robin. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Robin. For the veterans among your Robin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robin Life Expectancy

What is the average Robin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Robin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Robin in 1951 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robin 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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