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Atcheson Name Meaning

Scottish English and northern Irish: variant of Atchison .

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


Similar surnames: Acheson, Atchison, Atchinson, Hutcheson, Etchison, Eytcheson

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Where is the Atcheson family from?

You can see how Atcheson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Atcheson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Atcheson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Atcheson families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Atcheson's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Atcheson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Atcheson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Atcheson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Atcheson. 36% of Atcheson men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Atcheson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Atcheson were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Atcheson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Atcheson. For the veterans among your Atcheson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Atcheson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Atcheson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Atcheson in 1955 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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