Emling Family History

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Emling Name Meaning

Variant of German Emeling, a patronymic from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with Old High German amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’. Alternatively, it may be an altered spelling of the English family name Emlyn, a variant of Emmett.

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

Similar surnames: Etling, Edling, Erling, Exline, Werling, Helling, Eglin, Berling

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Emling Family Origin

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Emling Family Occupations

What did your Emling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Emling. 17% of Emling men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Emling women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emling were New Worker and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Salesman
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Clerk

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

Emling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Emling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emling 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 162 immigration records available for the last name Emling. 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 372 military records available for the last name Emling. For the veterans among your Emling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emling Life Expectancy

What is the average Emling lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Emling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emling in 1957 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

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