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Acheson Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

It is recorded in historical record relating to the Ulster Plantations that the Irish Family of Acheson, were descendants originating from Scotland where the name is either spelt the same or as a Scottish version, Aitcheson. 

Acheson Meaning & Etymology

Searches through historical records and genealogy sites reveal mentions of the name Acheson having the meaning of 'Archers Son' or ' Son of the Archer' . This relates to ancient battles fought by the Achesons, a descendant Sept of the Clan Gordon from which they originate. 

Acheson Life Expectancy

According to our database of 878 people with the last name Acheson that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

71.3
years

Most Common Acheson First Names

According to our database of 1,345 people with the last name Acheson that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • William 4.2%
  • Robert 4.1%
  • John 3.8%
  • James 2.5%
  • Mary 2.1%
  • George 1.9%
  • Joseph 1.8%
  • Charles 1.7%
  • Thomas 1.2%
  • Gilbert 1.1%
  • Donald 0.9%
  • Edward 0.8%
  • Howard 0.7%
  • David 0.7%
  • Ronald 0.7%
  • Frederick 0.7%
  • Patricia 0.7%
  • Annie 0.7%
  • Raymond 0.7%
  • Alexander 0.7%
  • Gerald 0.6%
  • Grace 0.6%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • Harold 0.6%
  • Alice 0.6%
  • Helen 0.6%
  • Alfred 0.6%
  • Boddington 0.6%
  • Elizabeth 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Ethel 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Richard 0.5%
  • Jane 0.5%
  • Frank 0.4%
  • Henderson 0.4%
  • Virginia 0.4%
  • Charlotte 0.4%
  • Anna 0.4%
  • Herbert 0.4%
  • Henry 0.4%
  • Leonard 0.4%
  • Ralph 0.4%
  • Ernest 0.4%
  • Bessant 0.4%
  • Roy 0.4%
  • Gladys 0.4%
  • Frances 0.4%
  • Evelyn 0.4%
  • Martha 0.4%

Acheson Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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