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What does Emory mean?

Emory Pronunciation of Emory [emory] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Emory means "brave power". Emory is a version of Emery (Old German): transferred use of the surname. See also Amerigo.

ASSOCIATED WITH brave, power


VARIANTS Emmory, Emmery, Emeri, Emerey, Amory, Amery


(male) Emore, ..

(female) Emota, ..

Emory Aven (E.A.), ..

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)

Emory was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #280 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #829. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emory name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related names. Emery (#752 IN 2015) and Amerigo are the popular related forms of Emory (#829). Adoption of these relations of Emory was at its highest during 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #842) and is now much reduced.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emory, Amerigo, Emery in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emory and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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