Empie Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the English habitational name Impey, from any of various minor places named with Old English imp ‘young tree’, ‘sapling’ + (ge)hæg or haga ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Empey, Elzie, Emslie, Temple, Espe, Smail, Emling, Semper, Hemple

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Empie Family Origin

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Empie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Empie. A less common occupation for the Empie family was Keeping House. The most common Empie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Empie's were Farmers.

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Empie Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2003, Empie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Empie in 1959 was 54, and 74 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Empie

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