Robishaw Family History

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Robishaw Name Meaning

English: variant of Robertshaw.

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


Similar surnames: Robotham, Ranshaw, Croshaw, Ramshaw, Hanshaw, Shaw, Crankshaw

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Robishaw Family Origin

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Robishaw Family Occupations

What did your Robishaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fustian Cutter, Colliery Engine Fitter and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robishaw. The most common Robishaw occupation in the UK was Fustian Cutter. 18% of Robishaw's were Fustian Cutters. A less common occupation for the Robishaw family was Labourer In Wood.

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  • Fustian Cutter

    18%
  • Colliery Engine Fitter

    9%
  • Housekeeper

    9%
  • Labourer In Wood

    9%

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

Robishaw Historical Records

What Robishaw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Robishaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Robishaw 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Robishaw. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Robishaw. For the veterans among your Robishaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Robishaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Robishaw lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Robishaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Robishaw in 1955 was 45, and 41 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Robishaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Robishaw 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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