The name Emberly is of Anglo-Saxon
origin. It was name for a leader or ruler. The surname Emberly originally derived from the Old English word Amalric
which referred to someone who held great power.
The surname Emberly was part of a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames. Nickname
surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.
Early Origins of the Emberly family
The surname Emberly was first found in Hampshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Emberly family
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Emberly Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Emberly have been found, including Emberley, Emerle, Emerly, Emberly, Emilly and others.
Early Notables of the Emberly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Emberly family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Emberly, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:
Emberly Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Patrick Emberly, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1918
Emberly Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Lizzie Emberly, aged 30, who settled in Halifax, Canada, in 1907
- Mary Emberly, aged 55, who emigrated to Halifax, Canada, in 1907
- Nellie Emberly, aged 23, who settled in Halifax, Canada, in 1907
Contemporary Notables of the name Emberly (post 1700)
- Jenn Emberly, American visual effects specialist, best known for her work on Pirates of Caribbean