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Emery Family History

Emery Name Meaning
English and French: from a Germanic personal name, Emaurri, composed of the elements amja ‘busy’, ‘industrious’ + ric ‘power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans. There has been some confusion with Amory.

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

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Name Distribution of Emery Families

  • Number of Emery families
     269 - 535
     90 - 268
     1 - 89
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Emery families
     540 - 1,078
     181 - 539
     1 - 180
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Emery families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Emery Family Origin

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Emery Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Emery

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Emery Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Emery census records

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Emery Civil War Service Records

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