Emil Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Emil Family Origin

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Emil Family Occupations

What did your Emil ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Builder

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Emil family was Builder. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emil. The most common Emil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Emil's were Farmers.

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Emil Historical Records

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Emil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Emil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emil in 1959 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emil

Famous Emil Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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