Emer Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish emer ‘pail’, ‘bucket’.

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


Similar surnames: Remer, Eber, Emmer, Ber, Lemer, Ewer, Emter, Remes, Emery, Emler

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Emer Family Origin

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Emer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Brass Finisher

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emer. The most common Emer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Emer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emer family was Keeping House.

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Emer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Emer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Emer in 1964 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

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