What does Emery mean?
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.
Affiliated boy name: Emerson.more]
How popular is Emery?
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 (#1275 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Emery for boys. Emery entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #248 in the U.S. then, and is at #687 currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the boy name Emery and associated names. Popular variation forms of Emery (#687 in 2014) are Emerson (#324 in 2014), Emory (#868), Harry (#714) and Henry (#33). Usage of these forms of Emery reached its most widespread 134 years ago (average #192) and is now much reduced (#525, 41% less), with versions like Harry becoming less fashionable. Henry is a constant favorite, although Emerson seems to be gaining popularity too.
Thinking of names?
Emery▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aimerey, Aimery, Aimory, Amaury, Amerey, Amiri, Amorey, Aymery, Omari▲ and Omero. Other suggested similar baby names are Amry, Avery▲, Eber, Ebert, Eder, Eero, Ellery, Elmer▼, Emeer, Emir, Emrys, Emyr, Everly, Evert▼, Ewert, Ezer and Gery. These names tend to be less frequently used than Emery.