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Origins of the Aitchinson surname

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About the Aitchinsons

We have a total number of 1069 records for people with the last name Aitchinson.

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Where do most Aitchinsons live?

In 1921, most Aitchinsons lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Aitchinsons

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 976 records for the Aitchinson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1885.

Who were Aitchinsons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Aitchinson first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Aitchinsons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Aitchinsons in 1921


Dress Maker




Housemaid Domestic


Cook Domestic


Common Male occupations for Aitchinsons in 1921


Coal Miner


Bank Clerk


Iron Miner




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