Embry Family History

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Embry Name Meaning

English: variant of Embury or Emery.

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

Similar surnames: Embrey, Emory, Bembry, Emry, Embree, Amory, Emery, Dobry, Aubry, Mory

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Embry Family Origin

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Embry Family Occupations

What did your Embry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Embry. 20% of Embry men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Embry women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Embry were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Embry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Embry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Embry 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 932 immigration records available for the last name Embry. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Embry. For the veterans among your Embry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Embry Life Expectancy

What is the average Embry lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Embry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Embry in 1940 was 29, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Embry 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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