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What does Robeson mean?

Robeson Pronunciation of Robeson [robe-son] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Robeson is "son of Robert". Robeson is a variant form of Robinson (Old English): usually a surname.

Associated with: old english.


Robeson has 1 variant: Robson.

2 more different relations via Robinson: Robbinson and Robynson.

Creative forms:
(male) Rabeson, Rubeson, ..

(female) Robean, Robeven, ..

Middle name pairings:
Robeson Trey (R.T.), ..

How popular is Robeson?

Robeson is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11020 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Robinson is the only popular varying form of Robeson (outside Top 2000). This relation of Robeson was at the apex of its popularity 16 years ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Robinson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Robeson and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abelson, Addeson, Aeson, Auberon, Babson, Babsson (see Babson), Coleton, Colson, Coulson, Dodgson, Donevon (see Donovan), Dotson, Dottson, Dowson, Gibson, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobson, Hodgson, Jameson, Johnson, Jonson, Oberon, Oeberon, Rawson, Roban, Robben, Robbin, Robbyn, Robers, Robert, Roberto, Robertson, Robin, Robyn, Rodeo, Romeo, Ronson, Rosston, Rowdon, Rowen, Roydon, Royston, Rozen, Ruben, Tyeson and Woodson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Robeson.

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