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The nationality of Robb may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Robb may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Robb come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Robb are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Robb were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Robb. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Robb surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Robb vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over time.

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