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Embleton Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so called. One in Northumbria is probably from the Old English personal name Æmele + dun ‘hill’; one in County Durham was earlier Elmedene, from Old English elm ‘elm’ + denu ‘valley’. Embleton in Cumbria is probably from the personal name Eanbald + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Elton, Elston, Emberton, Eggleston, Hambleton, Milton, Nettleton

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Embleton Family Origin

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Embleton Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Embleton occupation in the USA was Miner. 23% of Embleton's were Miners. Miner, Farmer and Clerk In Druggists were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Embleton. A less common occupation for the Embleton family was Clerk In R.R..

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  • Miner

  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Druggists

  • Clerk In R.R.


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Embleton Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Embleton Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Embleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Embleton in 1961 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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