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What does Emery mean?

Emery \e-me-ry\ as a boys' name is pronounced EM-er-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Emery is "brave power". Transferred use of the surname, originally from amal meaning "bravery" and rÓc meaning "rule, power", which became used in forms like Amauri and Emauri. Also a form of Henry. First used as a given name in the 19th-century. Saint Emerus was an eighth-century French saint.


Variations

Emery has 12 variants: Amerigo, Amery, Amory, Em, Emerey, Emeri, Emerich, Emerus, Emmerich, Emmery, Emmory and Emory.

For more information, see also the related boy name Emerson.

Emery has 28 more related forms via Henry: Arrigo, Enrico, Enrikos, Enrique, Enzio, Hal, Hank, Harry, Heike, Heiko, Heindrick, Heindrik, Heiner, Heinrich, Heinrick, Heinrik, Heinz, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Henning, Henri, Henrik, Henrique, Henryk, Heriot, Herrior and Hinrich.


Popularity

Emery is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#686 out of 1220, Top 56%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#1202 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Emery for boys. Emery reached its apex rank of #248 in the U.S. then, and is at #687 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emery name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emery outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emery and associated names. Popular variation forms of Emery (#687 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Emerson (#324 in 2014), Emory (#868), Enrico, Enrique (#414), Hal, Hank (#602), Harry (#714), Henri, Henrik (#863) and Henry (#33). Adoption of this boy name reached its most widespread during 1910-1919 and is now much lower, with the versions Emery, Emory, Hal and Harry becoming less fashionable. Emerson (#324), Enrique (#414) and Hank (#602) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, with Emerson and Hank enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emerson, Emery, Emory, Enrico, Enrique, Hal, Hank, Harry, Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harry, Henrik, Henry outside U.S.


Similar Names

Emery is alike in pronunciation to Aimery, Amerey, Aymery and Omero. Other suggested similar baby names are Emeer, Emir and Emyr. These names tend to be less frequently used than Emery.

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