Emm Name Meaning

English: from the female personal name Emm; this was the English form of Emma, which was a popular Norman name of Germanic origin, originally a short form of compound names formed with erm(en), irm(en) ‘entire’.

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


Similar surnames: Imm, Lemm, Emma, Elm, Ihm, Emmi, Lim, Emme, Ewy, Damm

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Emm Family Origin

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Emm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Druggist-Grocer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Druggist-Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emm. A less common occupation for the Emm family was Farm Laborer. The most common Emm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Emm's were Farmers.

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Emm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2003, Emm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Emm in 1959 was 46, and 61 in 2003.

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