Emig History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The roots of the distinguished German surname Emig lie in the kingdom of Bavaria. The name is derived from the Old Germanic name Emmerich or one of its variants, such as Emrich, Emery, Irmin, or Ermin, and signifies "son of Emmerich."

Early Origins of the Emig family

The surname Emig was first found in the city of Wurzburg, where the name first emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was Emicho or Embricho, the bishop of Wurzburg in 1140. The young Emig family was instrumental during these early times, playing a major role in the development of medieval Bavarian society.

Important Dates for the Emig family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emig research. Another 80 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1350, and 1412 are included under the topic Early Emig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Emig Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Emig, Emich, Ehmich, Ehmig, Emigh, Ehmicho and others.

Early Notables of the Emig family (pre 1700)

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Emig migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Emig Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Philip Emig, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Johan Philip Emig, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Johann Philip, Emig Sr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Conrad Emig, who arrived in America in 1752 [1]
  • Jacob Emig, who arrived in America in 1752 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Emig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Georg Emig, who landed in North America in 1838 [1]
  • Hans Joegen Emig, aged 28, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [1]
  • Kath Emig, aged 2, who landed in America in 1854 [1]
  • Marg Emig, aged 16, who arrived in America in 1854 [1]
  • Georg Emig, aged 10, who arrived in America in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Emig (post 1700)

  • William Harrison Emig (b. 1888), American Professor of Botany
  • Cam Jeffrey Emig (b. 1970), American motocross racer
  • Joseph V. Emig, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Wellsburg, West Virginia, 1934-49 [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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