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Embury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Emborough in Somerset, named from Old English emn ‘flat topped’ + beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’, or possibly from Hembury in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Asbury, Bury, Albury, Hepburn, Hemby, Jury, Merry, Burry, Duxbury

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Embury Family Origin

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Embury Family Occupations

What did your Embury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Embury. The most common Embury occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Embury's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Embury family was Going To School.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • School

    8%
  • Going To School

    6%

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

Embury Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Embury Life Expectancy

What is the average Embury lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Embury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Embury in 1964 was 86, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Embury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Embury 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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