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Robson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Hobson, Robeson, Dobson, Robison, Robin, Rosson, Rapson, Ronson

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Robson Family Origin

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Robson Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Robson. A less common occupation for the Robson family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Robson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Robson's were Coal Miners.

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Robson Historical Records

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Robson Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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