Emma Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): apparently from the female personal name Emma (see Emm).

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


Similar surnames: Emm, Demma, Emmi, Gemma, Lemma, Alma, Femia, Lemme, Imm, Emme

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Emma Family Origin

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Emma Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Brick Layer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Lawyer

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Layer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emma. A less common occupation for the Emma family was Lawyer. The most common Emma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Emma's were Farmers.

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Emma Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Emma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Emma in 1958 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emma

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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