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Acheson Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Atchison. This spelling is of Scottish origin, but since the 17th century has been especially common in northern Ireland.

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

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Acheson Family Origin

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Acheson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acheson. The most common Acheson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Acheson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Acheson family was Carpenter.

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Acheson Historical Records

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Acheson Life Expectancy

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