What does Emory mean?
Emory [emo-ry] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Emory means "brave power". Emory is a version, with the suffix -ory, of Emery (Old German): transferred use of the surname. See also Amerigo.
(male) Emore, Emorys, ..
(female) Emoeri, Emota, ..
How popular is Emory?
Emory is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#743 out of 1220, Top 61%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#5761 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Emory for boys. Emory was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #280 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #868. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Emery (#687 in 2014) and Amerigo are the popular related forms of Emory (#868 in 2014). Adoption of these relations of Emory was at its highest during 1880-1889 (average #842) and is now much reduced, with the version Emory becoming somewhat dated.
Emory▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aimery, Aimory, Amaury, Amerey, Amiri, Amorey, Aymery, Omari▲ and Omero. Other suggested similar names are Amry, Cory▼, Dory, Egor, Elmore▼, Eloy, Emir, Emrys, Emyr, Jory, Kory▼, Rhory, Rory▲ and Tory▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Emory.