Embry Family History

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Embry Name Meaning

English: variant of Embury or Emery.

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


Similar surnames: Embrey, Emory, Bembry, Emry, Embree, Amory, Emery, Dobry, Aubry, Mory

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Embry Family Origin

Where is the Embry family from?

Embry Family Occupations

What did your Embry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Clerk and Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Embry. The most common Embry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Embry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Embry family was Speculator.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Lab

    10%
  • Speculator

    10%

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

Embry Historical Records

What Embry family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Embry Life Expectancy

What is the average Embry lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Embry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Embry in 1940 was 29, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Embry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Embry 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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