Meaning The son of Robert, from nickname Rob, and diminutive Rob-in. The number of entries in the London Directory is sufficient proof of the early popularity of Robin. Birds, flowers, and weeds soon took possession of the name, the ruddock giving way to robin-redbreast so completely as to cause the earlier name to be forgetten.
Origin English, Jewish, Irish, Austrian, Belgian

Rank 364 (2000 US census) 366 (1990 US census)
Count 78,141 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 89.09%, or 69616 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 7.03%, or 5493 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.41%, or 320 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.8%, or 625 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.36%, or 1063 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.3%, or 1016 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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