Emer Family History

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Emer Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish emer ‘pail’, ‘bucket’.

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


Similar surnames: Remer, Eber, Emmer, Ber, Lemer, Ewer, Emter, Remes, Emery, Emler

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Emer Family Origin

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Emer Family Occupations

What did your Emer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Emer family was Keeping House. The most common Emer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Emer's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emer.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Brass Finisher

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Emer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Emer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Emer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Emer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Emer. For the veterans among your Emer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emer Life Expectancy

What is the average Emer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Emer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Emer in 1964 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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