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Emmi Family History

Emmi Name Meaning

Italian: probably from the personal name Emma.

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


Similar surnames: Emma, Emm, Emme, Demma, Ermis, Simi, Elmo, Lemme, Lemma, Imm

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Where is the Emmi family from?

You can see how Emmi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Emmi family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Emmi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Emmi family living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Emmi's in the USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Emmi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Emmi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Emmi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Emmi. 46% of Emmi men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Emmi women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emmi were Proprietor and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Table Work
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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What Emmi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 805 census records available for the last name Emmi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emmi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 411 immigration records available for the last name Emmi. 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 Cards

There are 187 military records available for the last name Emmi. For the veterans among your Emmi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Emmi lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Emmi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Emmi in 1959 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

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