Emerich Family History

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Emerich Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Emmerich.

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

Similar surnames: Emerick, Emmrich, Emmerich, Emrich, Eyrich, Hemrich, Bersch, Emich

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Emerich Family Origin

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Emerich Family Occupations

What did your Emerich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Emerich. 13% of Emerich men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Emerich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emerich were Foreman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Operator
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Emerich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Emerich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emerich 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 971 immigration records available for the last name Emerich. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Emerich. For the veterans among your Emerich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emerich Life Expectancy

What is the average Emerich lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Emerich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Emerich in 1951 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emerich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emerich 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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