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596
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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010

Embry

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How popular is the baby name Embry in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 6 0 6
1914 10 0 10
1915 7 0 7
1916 7 0 7
1917 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1922 7 0 7
1923 5 0 5
1926 7 0 7
1927 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1932 7 0 7
1936 7 0 7
1938 6 0 6
1943 6 0 6
1959 7 0 7
1962 5 0 5
2003 12 5 7
2004 8 0 8
2005 10 0 10
2006 7 7 0
2007 7 0 7
2008 16 11 5
2009 29 17 12
2010 75 36 39
2011 69 40 29
2012 68 45 23
2013 66 41 25
2014 55 40 15
2015 66 51 15

Fun Facts about the name Embry

  • How many people with the first name Embry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 596 babies born with the first name Embry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Embry to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Embry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Embry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Embry is Thursday, September 29th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Embry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Embry was in 2015 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Embry Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Embry is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Embry: Your name in reverse order is Yrbme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Embry. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Embry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,675 people with the last name Embry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Embry? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Embry as their last name.
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Popularity of Embry as a first name

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Popularity of Embry as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Embry U.S.
  White 74.01% 64.26%
  African American 20.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.40% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Embry

People with the last name Embry are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Embry" mean? The list below shows the origins of Embry as well as things modernly associated with the name Embry such as celebrities named Embry.

English

Origin and Meaning of Embry

The name "Embry" is of English origin, and it means "Work Rule". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Embry

Embry Riddle
Embry Rucker

Notable Persons With the Last Name Embry

Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Ethan was born in 1978 as Ethan Philan Randall in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.

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What does the name Embry mean?

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Bis for befriend, it is so easy for you.

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

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