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

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Amory Family Origin

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Amory Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Auditor Ch. Si Sh. R.R.

    4%

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

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Amory Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amory

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