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Emrick Family History

Emrick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Emrich.

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


Similar surnames: Emerick, Erick, Emmick, Rearick, Evick, Rarick, Weirick, Durick

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Where is the Emrick family from?

You can see how Emrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Emrick family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Emrick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Emrick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Emrick's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Emrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Emrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Emrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Emrick. 21% of Emrick men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Emrick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emrick were Carpenter and Secretary.

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Secretary
    8%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Emrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emrick 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 870 immigration records available for the last name Emrick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Emrick. For the veterans among your Emrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Emrick lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Emrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Emrick in 1953 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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