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pinWhat does Emery mean?

Emery /eme-ry/ [3 sylls.] 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.


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

Affiliated 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.

Kreatif forms: Eaemery, Emedy, Emeerie. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity 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 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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) are Emerson (#324 in 2014), Emory (#868), Enrico, Enrique (#414), Hal, Hank (#602), Harry (#714), Henri, Henrik (#863) and Henry (#33). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4465%) and is now much lower (usage 0.3177%, 28.8% less), 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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emery, Emerson, Emory, Enrico, Enrique in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hal, Hank, Harry, Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

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

pinSimilar 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.