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Emory

First Name
21k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Emory mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Emory

"Emory" is a name of English origin, and it means "Form of Amery". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A patronymic surname​, variant of Emery.
  2. A male given name, in modern use transferred back from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Emory

Emory Cohen is an actor. He has been prominent since 2008. Emory was given the name Emory Isaac Cohen on March 13th, 1990 in Manhattan.

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Emory Douglas is a noteworthy individual in the fields of graphic design, painting, collage, and drawing. Emory was born on May 24th, 1943.

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Emory Upton is a military person. His military service ended in 1881.

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Emory Bellard was a college coach. Emory was born on December 17th, 1927 in Luling, Texas. Emory is also known as Bellard and Emory Dilworth. He breathed his last breath on February 10th, 2011.

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Emory Gordy Jr is a record producer. They have had major accomplishments since 1964. Emory was given the name Emory Lee Gordy on December 25th, 1944.

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Emory Parnell was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1938 to 1938. Emory was born on December 29th, 1892 in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S. Emory is also known as Emery Parnell and Emory Parnel. He passed away on June 22nd, 1979.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emory

Ron Emory is a hardcore punk, punk rock, and horror punk musician, record producer, singing, and guitarist. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1979. Ron was given the name Ronald Emory on May 20th, 1962 in Lynwood, California.

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William Hemsley Emory was a famed individual. His military service ended in 1831. William was born on September 7th, 1811 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland. He left this life on December 1st, 1887.

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Big Brother Bob Emery was a children's television series broadcaster. Big was given the name Clair Robert Emory on August 12th, 1897 in Abington, Massachusetts. He left this life on July 18th, 1982.

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Kenneth Emory was an influential human. Kenneth was born in 1897. He died in 1992.

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Logan Emory is a soccer player for the LA Galaxy II, Portland Pilots men's soccer, Spokane Spiders, Portland Timbers U23s, Puerto Rico Islanders, Toronto FC, and San Antonio Scorpions. Logan was born on January 10th, 1988 in Boise, Idaho, United States.

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Ed Emory was an influential somebody. Ed was born on April 14th, 1937 in Lancaster, South Carolina. He died on January 4th, 2013.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 40 0 40
1881 42 0 42
1882 38 0 38
1883 38 0 38
1884 38 0 38
1885 34 0 34
1886 37 0 37
1887 33 0 33
1888 35 0 35
1889 37 0 37
1890 29 0 29
1891 23 0 23
1892 38 0 38
1893 27 0 27
1894 40 0 40
1895 42 0 42
1896 46 0 46
1897 39 0 39
1898 37 0 37
1899 41 0 41
1900 52 0 52
1901 44 0 44
1902 58 0 58
1903 32 0 32
1904 42 0 42
1905 43 0 43
1906 39 0 39
1907 52 0 52
1908 42 0 42
1909 57 0 57
1910 55 0 55
1911 74 0 74
1912 117 0 117
1913 151 0 151
1914 189 0 189
1915 231 6 225
1916 229 0 229
1917 243 5 238
1918 226 0 226
1919 234 10 224
1920 308 0 308
1921 266 5 261
1922 269 6 263
1923 243 0 243
1924 263 0 263
1925 270 8 262
1926 231 7 224
1927 227 0 227
1928 237 9 228
1929 229 6 223
1930 209 7 202
1931 223 5 218
1932 227 0 227
1933 195 6 189
1934 164 0 164
1935 180 6 174
1936 197 0 197
1937 186 0 186
1938 170 0 170
1939 183 5 178
1940 191 5 186
1941 181 5 176
1942 210 6 204
1943 196 8 188
1944 179 0 179
1945 158 0 158
1946 184 0 184
1947 176 0 176
1948 202 0 202
1949 150 0 150
1950 168 5 163
1951 139 0 139
1952 143 0 143
1953 160 0 160
1954 170 0 170
1955 148 6 142
1956 133 0 133
1957 152 5 147
1958 108 0 108
1959 135 0 135
1960 131 0 131
1961 122 0 122
1962 124 0 124
1963 140 0 140
1964 149 0 149
1965 94 5 89
1966 109 0 109
1967 81 0 81
1968 90 0 90
1969 97 0 97
1970 83 0 83
1971 90 0 90
1972 64 0 64
1973 73 0 73
1974 70 0 70
1975 58 0 58
1976 61 0 61
1977 58 6 52
1978 64 0 64
1979 73 5 68
1980 85 7 78
1981 73 7 66
1982 84 7 77
1983 55 6 49
1984 65 11 54
1985 59 9 50
1986 60 7 53
1987 53 0 53
1988 69 12 57
1989 65 7 58
1990 75 14 61
1991 83 26 57
1992 77 21 56
1993 93 29 64
1994 103 32 71
1995 112 41 71
1996 106 35 71
1997 111 47 64
1998 142 62 80
1999 137 68 69
2000 148 52 96
2001 152 75 77
2002 169 83 86
2003 191 99 92
2004 239 119 120
2005 213 99 114
2006 275 136 139
2007 330 178 152
2008 348 215 133
2009 417 252 165
2010 414 230 184
2011 424 250 174
2012 509 302 207
2013 570 338 232
2014 630 376 254
2015 724 454 270
2016 715 447 268

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Popularity of Emory as a first name

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Popularity of Emory as a last name

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Common last names for Emory

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Harris
  • Martin
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Thompson
  • Lewis
  • Allen
  • Hall
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emory U.S.
  White 78.89% 64.26%
  African American 16.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emory

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

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Fun Facts about the name Emory

  • How Popular is the name Emory? Emory is the 1,638th most popular name of all time. As a last name Emory was the 6,075th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Emory have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,710 babies born with the first name Emory in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emory to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emory? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 40 new born babies.
  • When was Emory first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emory is Wednesday, July 29th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Emory born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emory was in 2015 with a total of 454 babies.
  • Random Emory Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emory ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 58 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Emory: Your name in reverse order is Yrome. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oerym. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emory? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,641 people with the last name Emory.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emory? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Emory 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).
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