Emery Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic personal name, Emaurri, composed of the elements amja ‘busy’, ‘industrious’ + ric ‘power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans. There has been some confusion with Amory.

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


Similar surnames: Merry, Omer, Avery, Mory, Demory, Mery, Kemery, Lemery, Emler, Emmert

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Emery Family Origin

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Emery Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • School

    5%
  • Merchant

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emery. The most common Emery occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Emery's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emery family was Servant.

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Emery Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Emery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emery in 1942 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emery

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