Robertson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Robertson Name Meaning: A variant and patronymic name from 'Robert','son of Robert'.

The name is of english/scottish origin.This name replaced the pre-existing Anglo-Saxon name 'Hreodbeorht'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Robertson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Robertson family

Profession Census Frequency
Independent 172
Female Servant 137
Agricultural Labourer 85
Labourer 59
Tailor 34
Male Servant 32
Baker 24
Farmer 24
Shoe Maker 23
Clerk 23
Dress Maker 22
Soldier 21
Carpenter 21
Mariner 19
Gardener 16
Laundress 16
Joiner 14
Blacksmith 14
Servant 14
Merchant 14
Cabinet Maker 11
Independant 11
Surgeon 11
Apprentice 11
Smith 10

Robertson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Robertson 100% 71,740
2 Robbertson 90% 101

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