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Atchinson Name Meaning

English: variant of Atchison .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Atchison, Atcheson, Etchison, Acheson, Aitchison, Steenson, Murchison

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Where is the Atchinson family from?

You can see how Atchinson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Atchinson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Atchinson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 66 Atchinson families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Atchinson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Atchinson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Atchinson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Atchinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Atchinson. 100% of Atchinson men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Atchinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Atchinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 659 immigration records available for the last name Atchinson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Atchinson. For the veterans among your Atchinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Atchinson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Atchinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Atchinson in 1957 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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