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

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  • Carter

    17%
  • Clerk Stock Exchange

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Housekeeper Domestic

    17%

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

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ems

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