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The roots of the distinguished German surname Emigh 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."

Emigh Early Origins



The surname Emigh 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 Emigh family was instrumental during these early times, playing a major role in the development of medieval Bavarian society.

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Emigh Spelling Variations


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Emigh Spelling Variations



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

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Emigh Early History


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Emigh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emigh research. Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1350, and 1412 are included under the topic Early Emigh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Emigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Emigh Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Emigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Emigh Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jonathan Emigh, who arrived in Canada in 1828
  • George J Emigh, who landed in Canada in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Emigh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Emigh (post 1700)



  • Nicholas H. Emigh, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1800-02 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Nicholas Emigh Jr., American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Saratoga County, 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ellsworth E. Emigh, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Cornwall, 1922 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • A. L. Emigh, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Emigh Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Emigh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Emigh Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 10 December 2015 at 10:12.

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