Robins Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Robins Name Meaning: An Anglo/Frnch surname meaning 'son of Robin' thought to derive from the forename Robert, meaning 'famous/bright'.

A derivative of the forename Robert, became popular after the character 'Robin Hood' and 'Robin Goodfellow'(Puck from a Midsummer Night's Dream).

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Robins Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Robins family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 318
Female Servant 166
Independent 165
Labourer 107
Male Servant 68
Farmer 56
Shoe Maker 41
Carpenter 40
Mason 23
Tailor 22
Dress Maker 22
Nailer 19
Baker 15
Pauper 15
Coal Miner 15
Miner 14
Gardener 14
Servant 13
Ag Labourer 13
Apprentice 12
Grocer 12
Stone Mason 11
Blacksmith 11
Weaver 10
Joiner 10

Robins Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Robins 100% 48,425
2 Robbins 86% 34,646
3 Robens 83% 175
4 Rabans 67% 154
5 Rubens 67% 138

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The surname Robins is the most popular version of all its varients

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