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Atchison Name Meaning

Scottish English and northern Irish: palatalized form of northern English Atkinson .

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

Similar surnames: Atchinson, Atcheson, Addison, Murchison, Mathison, Aitchison

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Where is the Atchison family from?

You can see how Atchison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Atchison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Atchison families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 155 Atchison families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Atchison's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Atchison families in 1911.
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What did your Atchison ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Atchison. 61% of Atchison men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Atchison women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Atchison were Engineer and Housewife. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Logger
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Atchison. 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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There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Atchison. For the veterans among your Atchison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Atchison lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Atchison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Atchison in 1942 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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