Robb Family History

Meaning of surname: Robb

Robb is a surname of Scottish origin, formed from a diminution (reduction) of the name Robert. Robert was a popular name, especially after its use by three Scots Kings in the fourteenth century. Rob is first recorded as a surname in the decades before 1500 with early groupings in Aberdeenshire, Lanarkshire and Perthshire/Stirlingshire. It is likely that the name originated with the offspring of a Robert or Rob, when surnames began to flourish, but unlike some surnames there is no one source for the name, a fact examined further by DNA testing.

We found 696,026 Genealogy and Family History Records for Robb in our Newspaper Archive.

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681,662 Digital Copies of Newspapers
5,162 Pictures of Obituaries
3,220 Government Documents
60 Historical Books
5,922 Social Security Death Records

Robb Surname

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