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Emerson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery.

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


Similar surnames: Everson, Enerson, Merson, Emberson, Emerton, Enderson, Melson

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Emerson Family Origin

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Emerson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Lead Miner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Lead Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emerson. A less common occupation for the Emerson family was Labourer. The most common Emerson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Emerson's were Farmers.

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Emerson Historical Records

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Emerson Life Expectancy

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Famous Emerson Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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