Emberton Family History

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Emberton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Buckinghamshire, so named from the Old English personal name Eanbeorht + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Pemberton, Embleton, Everton, Edgerton, Merton, Lamberton, Emerton

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Emberton Family Origin

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Emberton Family Occupations

What did your Emberton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emberton. The most common Emberton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Emberton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emberton family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Emberton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Emberton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emberton 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Emberton. 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 Emberton. For the veterans among your Emberton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emberton Life Expectancy

What is the average Emberton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Emberton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emberton in 1959 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emberton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emberton 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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