Robel

First Name
591
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
788
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Robel

User Submitted Origins

English
27%
Hebrew
27%
African
20%
Eritrea
13%
Indian (Sanskrit)
7%
African American
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from California, United States says the name Robel is of African American origin and means "The first son of Jacob".
  • According to a user from United Arab Emirates, the name Robel is of Hebrew origin and means "Here is a son ,".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Robel means "Gift of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Robel means "Ethiopian name 'the first son of Jacob " A lot of Ethiopian parents name there kids Robel." and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Robel is of Hebrew origin and means "The first son of Jacob from the old testament".

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Notable Persons Named Robel

Robel Bernárdez is a soccer player for the Platense F.C., C.D. Motagua, C.D. Marathón, Pumas UNAH, Atlético Olanchano, and Honduras national football team. Robel was born on June 8th, 1972 in Santa Fe, Colón.

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Robel Girma is an athlete for the Dedebit F.C.

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How popular is the baby name Robel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1987 7 0 7
1988 9 0 9
1989 9 0 9
1990 7 0 7
1991 8 0 8
1992 12 0 12
1993 13 0 13
1994 17 0 17
1995 7 0 7
1996 16 0 16
1997 18 0 18
1998 21 0 21
1999 17 0 17
2000 12 0 12
2001 26 0 26
2002 24 0 24
2003 20 0 20
2004 21 0 21
2005 22 0 22
2006 21 0 21
2007 23 0 23
2008 18 0 18
2009 35 0 35
2010 28 0 28
2011 23 0 23
2012 27 0 27
2013 16 0 16
2014 21 0 21
2015 28 0 28
2016 26 0 26
2017 29 0 29

Where is the name Robel popular?

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Popularity of Robel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Robel U.S.
  White 86.04% 64.26%
  African American 3.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Robel

People with the last name Robel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Robel

  • How Popular is the name Robel? Robel is the 14,700th most popular name of all time. As a last name Robel was the 29,822nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Robel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 591 babies born with the first name Robel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Robel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Robel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Robel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Robel is Tuesday, October 8th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Robel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Robel was in 2009 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Robel Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Robel is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Robel: Your name in reverse order is Lebor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olreb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Robel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 788 people with the last name Robel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Robel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Robel as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k 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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