A town in Utah.
Origin of Emery
From medieval Germanic personal names, either a variant of Amory, from Amalric, Proto-Germanic *amal (“vigor, bravery”) + rīhhi (“ruler”), or of Henry, from Heimrich, from heim (“home”) + rīhhi (“ruler”).
From French émeri, from Old French esmeril, from Late Latin smericulum, from Ancient Greek σμῆρις (smēris, “powder used for polishing”) (alternative spelling: σμύρις (smuris)).
Middle English from Old French emeri, emeril from Late Latin smericulum from Greek smiris
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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