Emory Family History

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Emory Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emery.

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


Similar surnames: Emry, Embry, Mory, Amory, Dory, Cory, Story, Moy, Embrey, Mowry

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Emory Family Origin

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Emory Family Occupations

What did your Emory ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Emory occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Emory's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emory family was Servant. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emory.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Servant

    11%

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

Emory Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Emory Life Expectancy

What is the average Emory lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Emory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Emory in 1944 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emory

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emory 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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