Emory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emery.

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


Similar surnames: Emry, Embry, Mory, Amory, Dory, Cory, Story, Moy, Embrey, Mowry

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Emory Family Origin

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Emory Family Occupations

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  • Coal Dealer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Forgeman(B Smith)

    20%
  • Journeyman Baker

    20%

In 1881, Coal Dealer, Farmer and Forgeman(B Smith) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emory. A less common occupation for the Emory family was Journeyman Baker. The most common Emory occupation in the UK was Coal Dealer. 20% of Emory's were Coal Dealers.

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Emory Historical Records

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Emory Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Emory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emory in 1944 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emory

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