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Meaning and name origin

Emory \e-mo-ry\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Emory is "brave power". Emory is a variant of Emery (Old German): transferred use of the surname, originally from amal meaning "bravery" and rÓc meaning "rule, power", which became used in forms like Amauri and Emauri. See also Amerigo.


Emory has 6 variant forms: Amery, Amory, Emerey, Emeri, Emmery, Emmory.


Emory is a somewhat popular first name for males (#743 out of 1220, Top 61%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5586 out of 88799, Top 6%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Emory for boys. Emory reached its highest rank of #280 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Emory name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emory and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emery (#687) and Emory (#868). (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Emory is also pronounced similarly to Aimory and Amorey. Other suggested similar baby names are Emir and Emyr. These names tend to be less commonly used than Emory.