Emerick Family History

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Emerick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Emmerich.

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

Similar surnames: Emerich, Emrick, Emerine, Erick, Emmick, Sherick, Emmerich, Marick

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Emerick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Emerick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Emerick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Emerick Family Origin

Where is the Emerick family from?

Emerick Family Occupations

What did your Emerick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Emerick family was Mason. Farmer, Son and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emerick. The most common Emerick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Emerick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Son

  • Laborer

  • Mason


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

Emerick Historical Records

What Emerick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Emerick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emerick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Emerick. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Emerick. For the veterans among your Emerick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emerick Life Expectancy

What is the average Emerick lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Emerick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Emerick in 1942 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emerick 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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