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Emerton Family History

Emerton Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin; probably a habitational name from a place that has not been identified, perhaps a reduced form of Emberton. UK 164, widespread.

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

63,461 Historical Documents with Emerton on Ancestry.com
19,350 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
988 Military Records
909 Immigration Records
13,396 Census and Voter Lists
28,818 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Emerton Families

  • Number of Emerton families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Emerton families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Emerton last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Emerton census records

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Emerton Family Origin

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Emerton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Emerton

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Emerton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Emerton census records

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Emerton Civil War Service Records

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