Emling Family History

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Emling Name Meaning

Variant of German Emeling, a patronymic from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with Old High German amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’. Alternatively, it may be an altered spelling of the English family name Emlyn, a variant of Emmett.

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


Similar surnames: Etling, Edling, Erling, Exline, Werling, Helling, Eglin, Berling

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Emling Family Origin

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Emling Family Occupations

What did your Emling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Emling family was Barber. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emling. The most common Emling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Emling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Barber

    9%

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Emling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Emling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Emling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Emling. For the veterans among your Emling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emling Life Expectancy

What is the average Emling lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Emling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emling in 1957 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emling 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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