Last name: EMERY

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EMERY : This last name is indexed 409,156 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

EMERY : 1: English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans developing into the Middle English personal name Amery Emery (from Old French Amauri Emaurri). Compare Amery Amory and 2 below.2: French: from the Old French personal name Aimery ancient Germanic Haimeric from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery.3: Americanized form of German Hemmerich.

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