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Embry

First Name
669
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
9k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Embry

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Embry

Ethan Embry is an actor. He was most active from 1991 to present. Ethan was given the name Ethan Philan Randall on June 13th, 1978 in , U.S.

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Wayne Embry is a basketball player for the Sacramento Kings, Boston Celtics, and Milwaukee Bucks. His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 1969. Wayne was born on March 26th, 1937 in Springfield, Ohio.

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Eric Embry is a wrestler. Eric was born in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Aaron Embry is an alternative rock musician. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Aaron was given the name Aaron Randall on November 10th, 1975.

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Sir Basil Edward Embry is a military person. His military service ended in 1956.

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Norris Embry was a famed human in the field of painting. Norris was born on January 14th, 1921 in Louisville, Kentucky. He died on February 17th, 1981.

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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 67 52 15
2016 72 56 16

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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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Common last names for Embry

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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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Fun Facts about the name Embry

  • How Popular is the name Embry? Embry is the 13,361st most popular name of all time. As a last name Embry was the 4,092nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Embry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 669 babies born with the first name Embry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Embry to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • 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 2016 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Embry Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Embry is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • 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 Rmbye. 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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.