What does Robson mean?
Robson [rob-son] as a boys' name is an Old German and Old English name, and the meaning of the name Robson is "bright fame; son of Robert". Robson is an alternate form of Robert (Old German). Robson is also a derivative of Robinson (Old English): usually a surname.
Robson has 1 variant: Robeson.Creative forms:
(male) Robton, Roson, ..
(female) Robro, Robros, .. Middle name pairings:
Robson Angus (R.A.), ..
How popular is Robson?
Robson is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4165 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Robson (outside Top 2000) are Robert (#63 in 2015), Robin (#973), Robyn, Robinson, Robby, Robb, Robbie, Robbin and Rob. Adoption of these relations of Robson was widespread among parents during 1930-1939 (usage of 5.6%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.3%, ▼94%), with forms such as Robert becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aeson, Alison, Anson▲, Babson, Babsson (see Babson), Benson▲, Bolton, Bryson▲, Cason▲, Colson, Cotton, Dawson, Dotson, Dottson, Dowson, Dyson, Fabion, Gerson, Gibson▲, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobson, Horton, Houston, Hudson▲, Jaison, Johnson▼, Jonson, Joron, Kason▲, Kolton▲, Labron, Larson, Lawson▲, Lebron, London▲, Mabon, Masson, Maxson, Nelson▼, Nilson, Orson, Person, Ralston, Rawson, Rion, Rishon, Riston, Roan, Robbyn, Rodeo, Rogan, Rollin▼, Rollo, Romeo▲, Ron▼, Ronson, Roone, Rosco, Rosslyn, Rosston, Rouvin, Rowdon, Roydan, Royden, Roydon, Royston, Russo, Russton, Thomson, Torion, Tyeson, Tyson▲, Vinson, Watson and Wilson▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Robson.See names in meaning and etymology.