Atkinson Family History

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Atkinson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Watkinson, Adkinson, Atkins, Hankinson, Hawkinson, Allinson

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Atkinson Family Origin

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Atkinson Family Occupations

What did your Atkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Atkinson. 36% of Atkinson men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Atkinson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Atkinson were Fisherman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife

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

Atkinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 810,000 census records available for the last name Atkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Atkinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 80,000 immigration records available for the last name Atkinson. 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 Card

There are 87,000 military records available for the last name Atkinson. For the veterans among your Atkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Atkinson Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Atkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Atkinson in 1940 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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