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Where is the Emerson family from?
You can see how Emerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Emerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Emerson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 412 Emerson families living in Durham. This was about 19% of all the recorded Emerson's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Emerson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Emerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Emerson. 10% of Emerson men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Emerson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emerson were Electrician and Housewife. .