Emeigh Family History

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Emeigh Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Emich.

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


Similar surnames: Emigh, Emrich, Emich, Emig, Emch, Emerick, Ehrich, Weich, Mish

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Emeigh Family Origin

Where is the Emeigh family from?

Emeigh Family Occupations

What did your Emeigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Emeigh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Emeigh's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emeigh. A less common occupation for the Emeigh family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Emeigh Historical Records

What Emeigh family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Emeigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Emeigh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Emeigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Emeigh in 1951 was 33, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emeigh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emeigh 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.

Famous Emeigh Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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