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Embry Family History

Embry Name Meaning
English: variant of Embury or Emery.

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

309,136 Historical Documents with Embry on Ancestry
43,884 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,508 Military Records
701 Immigration Records
22,410 Census and Voter Lists
236,633 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Embry Families

  • Number of Embry families
     151 - 300
     51 - 150
     1 - 50
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Embry families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Embry families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Embry census records

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Embry Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Embry lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Embry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Embry families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Embry

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Embry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Embry census records

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Embry Civil War Service Records

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