Embury Family History

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Embury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Emborough in Somerset, named from Old English emn ‘flat topped’ + beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’, or possibly from Hembury in Devon.

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

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Embury Family Origin

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Embury Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Clerk Hosiery

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Embury. A less common occupation for the Embury family was Clerk Hosiery. The most common Embury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Embury's were Farmers.

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Embury Historical Records

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Embury Life Expectancy

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