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Coat of Arms: Red shield with a silver eagle displayed with two heads, and three red stars on a silver chief.
Crest: A gold falcon.
Motto: Esperance en Dieu.
Motto Translated: Hope in God.
Spelling variations include: Atkinson, Aitkinson, Atkenson, Aitkenson, Atkington, Attkinson and many more.
First found in the counties of Northumberland and Cumberland where they held a family seat from ancient times long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: James Atkinson who settled in Virginia in 1635; also settling in Virginia were, Charles 1623; Edward 1635; Francis 1623; George 1635; Henry 1639; James 1635.
Northern English: patronymic from the personal name
Atkin English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin, one of the many pet forms of Adam. Compare Scottish Aitken.
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mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest:
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