Ems Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Hees, Eis, Ess, Els, Aas, Rees, Remes, Ambs, Bess, Emm

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Ems Family Origin

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Ems Family Occupations

What did your Ems ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ems family was Housekeeper Domestic. Carter, Clerk Stock Exchange and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ems. The most common Ems occupation in the UK was Carter. 17% of Ems's were Carters.

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  • Carter

    17%
  • Clerk Stock Exchange

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Housekeeper Domestic

    17%

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Ems Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ems. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ems 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ems. 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 Ems. For the veterans among your Ems ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ems Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ems in 1950 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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