Emory Family History

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Emory 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.


Similar surnames: Mory, Amory, Mori, Mort, More, Mora, Moy, Amor, Ory, Demory

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Emory Family Origin

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Emory Family Occupations

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

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Emory Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Emory Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emory 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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Famous Emory Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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