Last name: ROBINSON

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ROBINSON : This last name is indexed 2,123,382 times on Geneanet!

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ROBINSON : 1: English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin a pet form of Robert + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.2: French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin.3: West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above but also if not mostly from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

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