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Emery meaning and name origin
Emery \e-me-ry\ as a boy's 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.
For more information, see also the related name Emerson.
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Popularity of Emery
Emery is a somewhat popular first name for males (#686 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1202 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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