Emig Family History

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Emig Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Emmerich.

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

Similar surnames: Emich, Emch, Ermis, Keimig, Emling, Eng, Emigh, Enis, Imig, Alig

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Emig Family Origin

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Emig Family Occupations

What did your Emig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emig. The most common Emig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Emig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emig family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Retired Farmer


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

Emig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Emig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emig 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Emig. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Emig. For the veterans among your Emig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emig Life Expectancy

What is the average Emig lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Emig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Emig in 1944 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emig 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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