When William Harrington Aitken was born on 10 October 1883, in Ramsay Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Aitken, was 25 and his mother, Alice Knapton, was 29. He married Jean Harvey McIntyre on 3 March 1914, in Middleville, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 6 May 1947, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Scottish: from the Older Scots personal name Aitken, a pet form of Adam . Compare Aiken and Atkin .