Emslie Family History

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Emslie Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeen): evidently a habitational name, probably from an unidentified place named with the Old English elements elm ‘elm’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, with an intrusive -s-. There are places called Elmley in Kent and Worcestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Leslie, Empie, Elzie, Molin, Enslow, Templin, Mabie, Ems, Milne

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Emslie Family Origin

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Emslie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Stone Cutter

    13%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Customs Broker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Emslie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 13% of Emslie's were Farmers. Farmer, Stone Cutter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emslie. A less common occupation for the Emslie family was Customs Broker.

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Emslie Historical Records

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Emslie Life Expectancy

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