Meaning of Robinson

Rob•in•son

Pronunciation: (rob'in-sun), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Bojangles”), 1878–1949, U.S. tap dancer.
  2. 1876–1952, U.S. painter and illustrator, born in Nova Scotia.
  3. (Emanuel Goldenberg), 1893–1973, U.S. actor, born in Rumania.
  4. 1869–1935, U.S. poet.
  5. 1st Earl of Ripon, 1782–1859, British statesman: prime minister 1827–28.
  6. (Jackie), 1919–72, U.S. baseball player.
  7. 1863–1936, U.S. historian.
  8. (Walker Smith) (“Sugar Ray”), born 1921, U.S. boxer.
  9. 1886–1975, English chemist: Nobel prize 1947.
  10. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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