Atchison Family History

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Atchison Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison, each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam, for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

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


Similar surnames: Atchinson, Atcheson, Addison, Murchison, Mathison, Aitchison

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Atchison Family Origin

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Atchison Family Occupations

What did your Atchison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Atchison occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Atchison's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Coalminer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atchison. A less common occupation for the Atchison family was Baker.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Coalminer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Atchison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Atchison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Atchison 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 Atchison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Atchison. For the veterans among your Atchison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Atchison Life Expectancy

What is the average Atchison lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Atchison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Atchison in 1942 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Atchison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Atchison 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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