Robb Family History
Robb Surname History
This Robb history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Robb surname made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Robb family. Robb family history has a rich and complex origin whose details can be pieced together by Robb family members. The Robb family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Robb family has spread, it has evolved making its origin tricky to unearth.
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The evolution of Robb starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was commonplace for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Robb families emigrated between countries, the Robb name may have changed with them. Robb ancestors have migrated across various regions all throughout history.
Robb country of origin
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The nationality of Robb can be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Robb may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Robb
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The meaning of Robb come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Many of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Robb originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Hannah Robb
- Catherine Lewis Robb
- Catherine Sedgwick Newbury Robb
- Sarah Robb
- Ruth Robb
- Ann Robb
- Isabella Robb 1590 - ?
- Polly Robb
- James Robb
- Rhoda Robb
- Daniel Robb
- John Robb
- Charles Spittal Robb 1940 - present
- ? Robb
- Lucinda Desha Robb
- Rhoda Axtell Robb 1782 - ?
- John Robb
- Lewis David Robb 1855 - ?
- Lucy Robb
- Lynda Bird Johnson Robb 1944 - present
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Famous people named Robb
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Robb
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Robb. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Robb spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Robb were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Robb. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Robb last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Robb change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time.