Emme Family History

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Emme Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from the personal name Emme, of uncertain origin.

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

Similar surnames: Temme, Remme, Lemme, Emm, Emde, Demme, Gemme, Emmer, Kemme, Emma

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Emme Family Origin

Where is the Emme family from?

Emme Family Occupations

What did your Emme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Emme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Emme's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emme. A less common occupation for the Emme family was Cabinetmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Barber

  • Cabinetmaker


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

Emme Historical Records

What Emme family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Emme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emme 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 570 immigration records available for the last name Emme. 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 571 military records available for the last name Emme. For the veterans among your Emme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emme Life Expectancy

What is the average Emme lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Emme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Emme in 1963 was 80, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emme 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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