Origins of the Aitchison surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 207North West 30Isle of Man 2Yorkshire 14East Midlands 4West Midlands 8East 28London 124South East 38South West 13South Wales 5Mid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Aitchisons lived in north-east

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    Common jobs for Aitchisons

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    Commmon female occupations for Aitchisons in 1921

    Dressmaker

    102

    Housekeeper

    76

    Annuitant

    59

    Domestic Servant

    57

    F S

    53

    Commmon male occupations for Aitchisons in 1921

    Fisherman

    130

    Joiner

    95

    Coal Miner

    83

    Tailor

    64

    Baker

    59

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