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 Roben

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  1. plural of Robe

Notable Persons Named Roben

Rōben was born in Sagami Province, now part of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Roben

Rōben was born in Sagami Province, now part of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.


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Popularity of Roben as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roben U.S.
  White 75.57% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 17.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roben

People with the last name Roben are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Roben

  • How Popular is the name Roben? Roben is the 17,454th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roben was the 84,748th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roben have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 444 babies born with the first name Roben in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roben 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 Roben? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Roben first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roben is Thursday, March 3rd, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Roben born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roben was in 1961 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Roben Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roben is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Roben: Your name in reverse order is Nebor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rebno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roben? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 221 people with the last name Roben.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roben? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roben 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. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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