Emigh History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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."

Early Origins of the Emigh family

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.

Early History of the Emigh family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emigh research. Another 80 words (6 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.

Emigh Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Emigh family (pre 1700)

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Canada Emigh migration to Canada +

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

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]
  • Nicholas Emigh Jr., American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Saratoga County, 1827 [1]
  • Ellsworth E. Emigh, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Cornwall, 1922 [1]
  • A. L. Emigh, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884 [1]


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


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