First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Roba

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  • A user from United Arab Emirates says the name Roba is of Arabic origin and means "Highlands".
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Alt. Meaning

R is for recreation, time to take some!

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

Notable Persons Named Roba

Roba is a comics creator.


Roba Stanley was an old-time music and country music musician. She was most prominent from 1920 to 1920. Roba was born on February 11th, 1908 in Dacula, Georgia. She left this life on June 8th, 1986.


Roba was born on April 12th, 1982.


Roba was born in Syria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Roba

Fatuma Roba is an athlete. Fatuma was born on December 18th, 1973.


Roba is a comics creator.


Alemayehu was born on October 27th, 1972.


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Popularity of Roba as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roba U.S.
  White 46.15% 64.26%
  African American 41.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roba

People with the last name Roba are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Roba

  • How Popular is the name Roba? Roba is the 70,991st most popular name of all time. As a last name Roba was the 84,748th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roba have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Roba in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roba? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roba first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roba is Sunday, May 28th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Roba born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roba was in 1992 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Roba: Your name in reverse order is Abor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roba? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 221 people with the last name Roba.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roba? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roba as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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