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Amory Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name, Aimeri, composed of the elements haim ‘home’ + ric ‘power’. (The same elements constitute the etymology of Henry.) The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans. There has been some confusion with Emery.

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


Similar surnames: Emery, Amor, Mory, Andry, Amore, Avery, Amaro, Amos, Mort, Demory

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Amory Family Origin

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Amory Family Occupations

What did your Amory ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Amory occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Amory's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Amory family was Auditor Ch. Si Sh. R.R.. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amory.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Auditor Ch. Si Sh. R.R.

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Amory ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Amory Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amory census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Amory. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amory. For the veterans among your Amory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amory Life Expectancy

What is the average Amory lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Amory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Amory in 1958 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amory

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amory ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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