Atchinson Family History

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Atchinson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Atchison.

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


Similar surnames: Atchison, Atcheson, Etchison, Acheson, Aitchison, Steenson, Murchison

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Atchinson Family Origin

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Atchinson Family Occupations

What did your Atchinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Atchinson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atchinson. The most common Atchinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Atchinson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Atchinson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Atchinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Atchinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Atchinson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Atchinson. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Atchinson. For the veterans among your Atchinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Atchinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Atchinson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Atchinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Atchinson in 1957 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Atchinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Atchinson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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