What does Robertson mean?
(male) Rabertson, Raybertson, ..
(female) Robertle, Robertzia, ..
How popular is Robertson?
Robertson is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#159 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Robert (#63 from current records), Roberto (#358) and Robinson are the prominent related forms of Robertson (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Robbinson, are uncommon. These forms of Robertson were favored during the years 1930-1939 (average #776) and have become much less widespread since (#807, ▼93%), with the version Robert becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of the boy name Robertson and corresponding names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Recommended names are Abelson, Anderson▲, Andersson, Atherton, Auberon, Auberron, Berton, Coleton, Dotson, Dottson, Edgerton, Egerton, Emerson▲, Everton, Gerson, Gorton, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobson, Horton, Merton▼, Morrison, Morton▼, Norton, Oberon, Oberron, Oeberon, Paterson, Person, Peterson, Pierson, Piersson, Renton, Rexton, Rigoberto, Robeson, Roderigo, Rogerio, Rogers▼, Ronson, Rosston, Roxbert, Royston, Ruperto, Somerton, Stetson▲ and Stettson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Robertson.See names in meaning and etymology.