Spelling variation of Emery, English from German

Emory Origin and Meaning

The name Emory is a boy's name of German origin meaning "industrious".

Less popular than Emery, this name also attributes to Emory University. Both spellings of the name lean more heavily to the girls' side, but this one is not quite as unbalanced.

Emory is used about 40 percent of the time for baby boys, while with Emery, it's only a bit over 10 percent.

# 831 in the US

Emory Rank in US Top 1000

# 974 on Nameberry

Emory Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Emory Popularity

Famous People Named Emory

  • Emory UptonUS Civil War general
  • (Alfred) Emory JohnsonAmerican actor
  • Emory Isaac CohenAmerican actor
  • Emory ParnellAmerican actor
  • Emory Albert ChaseAmerican politician and lawyer
  • Emory DouglasAmerican Black Panther Party activist
  • Emory BlakeAmerican NFL player
  • Wyatt Emory CooperAmerican author/screenwriter

Emory in Pop Culture

  • Peter Emorycharacter from TV series "American Gothic"
  • Erwin "Whistler" Emorycharacter from the movie "Sneakers"
  • Emory Dickmale character from TV series "Popular"
  • Emory Universityprivate research university in Atlanta, Georgia, USA