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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Emry mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Emry

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  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Emry means "Open you eye to see what God has done" and is of English origin.

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

M is for melody, the song of life.

R is for recreation, time to take some!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Emry

Emry was born in 1900. He left this life in 1966.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emry

Shea Emry is an athlete. Shea was born on April 23rd, 1986 in Richmond, British Columbia.

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Elizabeth Emry was a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Elizabeth was born on January 20th, 1923 in Manistique, Michigan. Elizabeth is also known as Emry and Betty. She passed away on April 18th, 1995.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1914 7 0 7
1915 6 0 6
1916 8 0 8
1917 5 0 5
1918 5 0 5
1919 5 0 5
1920 12 0 12
1921 7 0 7
1922 7 0 7
1924 5 0 5
1925 7 0 7
1928 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1950 6 0 6
1993 9 9 0
1995 5 5 0
1997 6 0 6
1998 21 9 12
1999 12 7 5
2001 10 10 0
2002 14 9 5
2003 34 27 7
2004 35 19 16
2005 32 23 9
2006 54 32 22
2007 75 57 18
2008 82 60 22
2009 125 87 38
2010 111 77 34
2011 136 93 43
2012 126 91 35
2013 159 113 46
2014 183 138 45
2015 171 135 36
2016 181 132 49
2017 210 167 43

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Popularity of Emry as a first name

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Popularity of Emry as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emry U.S.
  White 92.83% 64.26%
  African American 1.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emry

People with the last name Emry are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Emry

  • How Popular is the name Emry? Emry is the 7,042nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Emry was the 28,498th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Emry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,886 babies born with the first name Emry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emry to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Emry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emry is Friday, November 12th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Emry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emry was in 2017 with a total of 167 babies.
  • Random Emry Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emry is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Emry: Your name in reverse order is Yrme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 837 people with the last name Emry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emry? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Emry as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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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