Emmerich Family History

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Emmerich Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German heim ‘home’, ‘house’ or amal ‘strength’ + rihhi ‘powerful’, ‘rich’. habitational name from any of the places on the Lower Rhine named Emmerich.

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

Similar surnames: Hemmerich, Emerich, Emmrich, Eirich, Eschrich, Eckrich, Gerberich

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Emmerich Family Origin

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Emmerich Family Occupations

What did your Emmerich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emmerich. The most common Emmerich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Emmerich's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emmerich family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Butcher

  • Tailor


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Emmerich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Emmerich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emmerich 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Emmerich. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Emmerich. For the veterans among your Emmerich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emmerich Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Emmerich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Emmerich in 1940 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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