When Hanna Robinson was christened on 15 December 1734, in Elland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nathanael Robinson, was 23 and her mother, Susannah Farra, was 20.
English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.
French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .
West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).