Emory Family History

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Emory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emery.

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

Similar surnames: Emry, Embry, Mory, Amory, Dory, Cory, Story, Moy, Embrey, Mowry

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Emory Family Origin

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Emory Family Occupations

What did your Emory ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Emory. 12% of Emory men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Emory women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emory were Truck Driver and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Cook

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

Emory Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 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 1,000 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 13,000 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

What is the average Emory lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Emory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emory in 1944 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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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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