Emmet Family History

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Emmet Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emmett.

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


Similar surnames: Emmel, Emmott, Emmert, Emley, Sammet, Elmes, Emmett, Kemmer, Empey

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Emmet Family Origin

Where is the Emmet family from?

Emmet Family Occupations

What did your Emmet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Emmet family was Seamstress. The most common Emmet occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Emmet's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Emmet.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Seamstress

    33%

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

Emmet Historical Records

What Emmet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Emmet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emmet 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Emmet. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Emmet. For the veterans among your Emmet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emmet Life Expectancy

What is the average Emmet lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Emmet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Emmet in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emmet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emmet 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.

Famous Emmet Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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