Emm Name Meaning

English: from the female personal name Emm; this was the English form of Emma, which was a popular Norman name of Germanic origin, originally a short form of compound names formed with erm(en), irm(en) ‘entire’.

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

Similar surnames: Imm, Lemm, Emma, Elm, Ihm, Emmi, Lim, Emme, Ewy, Damm

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Emm Family Origin

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Emm Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Emm family was Ag Labr. Agricultural Labourer, Cooper and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emm. The most common Emm occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Emm's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Cooper

  • Ag Laborer

  • Ag Labr


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Emm Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 362 immigration records available for the last name Emm. 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 Emm. For the veterans among your Emm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emm Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Emm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Emm in 1959 was 46, and 61 in 2003.

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