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Where is the Atkinson family from?
You can see how Atkinson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Atkinson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Atkinson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 89 Atkinson families living in Ohio. This was about 11% of all the recorded Atkinson's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Atkinson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Atkinson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Atkinson. 15% of Atkinson men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Atkinson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Atkinson were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .