Emmert Family History

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Emmert Name Meaning

variant of Emmer. from the Germanic personal name Ehmhard, composed of the elements irmin ‘all encompassing’ + hard ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Hemmert, Ehlert, Eckert, Ebert, Eisert, Eilert, Remmert, Emmett

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Emmert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Emmert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Emmert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Emmert Family Origin

Where is the Emmert family from?

Emmert Family Occupations

What did your Emmert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Emmert family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emmert. The most common Emmert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Emmert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Emmert Historical Records

What Emmert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Emmert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emmert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Emmert. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Emmert. For the veterans among your Emmert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emmert Life Expectancy

What is the average Emmert lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Emmert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Emmert in 1951 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emmert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emmert 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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