"son of Robin"

Robinson Origin and Meaning

The name Robinson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Robin".

This can be a cool and unusual way to honor your family Robert, conjuring up memories of Robinson Crusoe and Swiss Family Robinson, as well as narrative poet Robinson Jeffers, born John Robinson, who shared his mother's middle name.

Famous People Named Robinson

  • Robinson José CanóDominican,American baseball player
  • (John) Robinson JeffersAmerican poet
  • Robinson Reinaldo MerchánVenezuelan cyclist
  • Robinson PitalúaColombian boxer
  • Jackie RobinsonAmerican baseball player; broke baseball's colour line
  • Brooks RobinsonAmerican baseball player
  • Robinson MeyerAmerican journalist
  • Robinson True Ponder (b. 2017)son of American sportscaster Samantha Ponder and American football player Christian Ponder

Robinson in Pop Culture

  • "Robinson Crusoe" novel by Daniel Defoe and its main character
  • Mrs. Robinsoncharacter in the film "The Graduate"
  • "Mrs. Robinson" song from the film, by American musicians Simon & Garfunkel
  • "The Swiss Family Robinson" novel by Johann David Wyss and film
  • "Meet the Robinsons" Disney film