Acheson Surname Origin1. (Origin Cornish British) An inscription or memorial. 2. (Origin Anglo-Scottish) Patronymic for Atkin and Adkin, pet names for Adam - son of Adam.
Surname Variations: Atkinson, Aitchison, Acheson, Aicheson, Aitcheson
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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