Robinson


Robinson households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Roibín Robinson: an-líonmhar gach aird. Tá Robinson cuíosach nua in Éirinn ach bhí Mac Roibín i bhfeidhm sa 16 céad agus, is cosúil, mar ainm sinseartha i bhfad roimhe sin. Tá an leagan gallda Cribbin i Maigh Eo - as Mac Roibín é sin, chomh maith, déarfainn.
Robinson Very numerous: all areas, especially E Ulster. Ir. Mac Róibín. MacLysaght notes that this English name is of fairly recent occurrence, but the very wide distribution suggests an earlier Irish origin (in some cases) as Cribbin (Ó Coirbín) and Mac Róibín.MIF:

Variants in Griffith's
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