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Find more Embry relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 121 more people named Embry in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 3,222 people named Embry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Embry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,343 people named Embry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 416 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 1,677 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 569 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Embry families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 88 were first-generation Americans