Emery Family History

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Emery Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic personal name, Emaurri, composed of the elements amja ‘busy’, ‘industrious’ + ric ‘power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans. There has been some confusion with Amory.

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


Similar surnames: Merry, Omer, Avery, Mory, Demory, Mery, Kemery, Lemery, Emler, Emmert

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Emery Family Origin

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Emery Family Occupations

What did your Emery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Emery occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Emery's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emery. A less common occupation for the Emery family was Farmer.

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

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

Emery Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Emery

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Emery. 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 Emery. For the veterans among your Emery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emery Life Expectancy

What is the average Emery lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Emery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emery in 1942 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emery 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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