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The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Roblin.The earliest hereditary surnames in France were either patronymic surnames, derived from the father's given name, or metronymic names, derived from the mother's given name. Roblin is derived from the Old French personal name Robert, which is composed of the Germanic elements "hrod," meaning "bright," and "berht," meaning "bright" or "famous."

Roblin Early Origins



The surname Roblin was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this renowned family has held a family seat since the Middle Ages.

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Roblin Spelling Variations


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Roblin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Robert, Robers, Robart, Roberte, Robertes, Robarte, Robartes, Robarts, Roberrt, Roberrs, Roberre, Robèrre, Robarres, Robarrs, Robarre, le Robert, le Robers, de Robert, de Robers and many more.

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Roblin Early History


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Roblin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roblin research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1733, 1737, 1763, 1794, 1808, 1811, 1819, 1826, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Roblin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roblin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roblin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roblin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Roblin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luisa Roblin, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816

Roblin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Marie Roblin, who arrived in Quebec in 1665

Roblin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Roblin U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Philip Roblin U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Philip Roblin Sr., U.E. (b. 1750) born in Orange County, New York, USA from Orange County, New York, USA who settled in Adolphus Town [Adolphustown], Ontario c. 1784 he enlisted in 1783 serving in the New York Barrack Masters Department, married twice having 16 children, he died in 1788 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Stephen Roblin U.E. who settled in Sophiasburgh & Ameliasburgh [Prince Edward County], Ontario c. 1784 he served in Major Wards Block-house [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Philip Roblin Jr., U.E. (b. 1772) born in Orange County, New York, USA from Orange County, New York, USA who settled in Adolphus Town [Adolphustown], Ontario c. 1786 married to Prudence Platt having 10 children, he died in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roblin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roblin (post 1700)



  • Sir Rodmond Palen Roblin KCMG (1853-1937), Canadian businessman and politician in Manitoba, born in Sophiasburgh, Prince Edward County, Canada West, he rose to become the 9th Premier of Manitoba (1900-1915)
  • John Roblin UE (1774-1813), American-born, United Empire Loyalist who became a farmer and politician in Upper Canada, progenitor of the family in Canada
  • John Philip Roblin (1799-1874), Canadian farmer and politician from Sophiasburgh Township in Upper Canada and Canada West
  • Dufferin "Duff" Roblin PC CC OM (1917-2010), Canadian businessman and politician, 14th Premier of Manitoba (1958-1967), Senator for Red River, Manitoba (1978-1992)
  • David Roblin (1812-1863), Canadian lumber merchant and politician from Adolphustown Township who represented Lennox and Addington in the 5th and 6th Parliament of the Province of Canada, son of John Roblin

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Roblin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roblin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 6 April 2016 at 16:06.

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