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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsRobishaw, Robertschaw, Robertshore, Robertsure, Robertshawe, Robertschawe, Robbishaw, Robishawe, Robertshay, Robbishay, Robishay, Robisheaux, Robishow, Robshaw, Robshawe, Robisheau, Robsart, Robsert, Robesard

Meaning & History

habitational name from a lost place Robertshaw in Heptonstall (Yorkshire) from the Middle English Old French personal name Robert and Middle English shaue shaghe "wood grove thicket" (Old English sceaga) meaning "Robert's wood".
Added 7/23/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 7/23/2023 by Paradiso36