Emde Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from Emden in northwest Germany. South German: from Middle High German amad ‘second (grass) cut’, dialect emd, hence a nickname for the owner of a field or meadow suitable for a second harvest.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ende, Eide, Eder, Kade, Elbe, Else, Melde, Emme, Ede, Temme

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Emde Family Origin

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Emde Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Dealer In Cigars & Tobaco

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Emde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Emde's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emde. A less common occupation for the Emde family was Dealer In Cigars & Tobaco.

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Emde Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Emde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Emde in 1962 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emde

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