The surname Robken was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Daniel Ruppertt, who came to Philadelphia in 1753; Charles Ruppert, who came to Pennsylvania in 1765; Anna Catharina Rupprecht, who arrived in American in 1765.