Emmett Family History

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Emmett Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English pet form of the female personal name Emma, introduced into England from France by the Normans, among whom it was extremely popular. The name is of Germanic origin, probably originating as a hypocoristic form of women’s names with a first element ermin ‘entire’.

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


Similar surnames: Emmert, Ellett, Evett, Everett, Minett, Hammett, Jewett, Errett

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Emmett Family Origin

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Emmett Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Emmett family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Emmett occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 5% of Emmett's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emmett.

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Emmett Historical Records

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Emmett Life Expectancy

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