Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Embry mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Embry

User Submitted Origins

Native American

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

R is for realist, the way you are.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Embry

Notable Persons With the Last Name Embry

Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry is an actor. He was most active from 1991 to present. Ethan was given the name Ethan Philan Randall on June 13th, 1978 in , U.S.

Wayne Embry

Wayne Embry is a basketball player for the Sacramento Kings, Boston Celtics, and Milwaukee Bucks. His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 1969. Wayne was born on March 26th, 1937 in Springfield, Ohio.

Eric Embry

Eric Embry is a wrestler. Eric was born in Lexington, Kentucky.

Aaron Embry

Aaron Embry is an alternative rock musician. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Aaron was given the name Aaron Randall on November 10th, 1975.

Sir Basil Edward Embry

Sir Basil Edward Embry is a military person. His military service ended in 1956.

Norris Embry

Norris Embry was a in the field of painting. Norris was born on January 14th, 1921 in Louisville, Kentucky. He died on February 17th, 1981.

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Common last names for Embry

  • Williams

Common first names for Embry

  • James
  • William
  • Mary
  • John
  • Robert
  • George
  • Dorothy
  • Virginia
  • J
  • Willie
  • Joseph
  • Elizabeth

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Embry U.S.
  White 74.01% 64.26%
  African American 20.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.40% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Embry

People with the last name Embry are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Embry

  • How Popular is the name Embry? Embry is the 12,063rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Embry was the 4,092nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Embry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 849 babies born with the first name Embry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Embry to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Embry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Embry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Embry is Thursday, September 29th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Embry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Embry was in 2018 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Embry Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Embry is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Embry: The name spelled backwards is Yrbme. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eymbr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Embry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,675 people with the last name Embry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Embry? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Embry as their last name.
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