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Almeric


Gender: Masculine
Language
: English
Etymology:
Almeric is the English form of an Old Germanic name, Amaliricus, coming from “amal” (work) and “ric” (power).

History:
Amaliricus was introduced to England by the Normans in the form of Americ, or Amaury. Although it did not survive the Middle Ages, Almeric was revived in the 18th century via the Latin form of the name, Almericus.

Surnames that were later used as first names include Emery, and Emerson.

In Germany, Amaliricus became Amalric, or Amalrich, later Emmerich. In Italy the name became Amerigo (the name from which we get North and South America).

Pronunciation: al-mare-ic.

Alternates: Americ, Almerich, Emeric, Emerick, Emery, Emerson, Emory.
French: Amaury, Amauri.
German: Amalrich, Emmerich.
Italian: Amerigo.
Latin: Americus, Almericus, Emericus.
Polish: Emeryk.

Surnames: Emery, Emerson, Emory.

See also: Emery.

Famous Bearers:
Educators, Scholar, and Social Workers:
Emmerich de Vattel (1714-1767)
Swiss jurist.
Emerson Greenaway (1906-1990)
American librarian.

Miscellaneous
:
Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512)
Italian explorer.

Political Figures:
Emmerich Joseph von Dalberg (1773-1833)
French minister.

Royalty:
Amalric I (Amaury) (?-1174)
Crusader king of Jerusalem.
Amalric II of Lusignan (Amaury) (1155-1205)
Crusader king of Jerusalem and Cyprus.


Popularity:
Percentage from the 1990 U.S. Census:
0.010 % named Emery
0.008 % named Emerson
less than 0.004 % named Almeric, Emeric, etc.

Popularity of Almeric:
Popularity (for newborns)
:
In the United States...
1900-2000: N/A

Popularity of Emeric:
Popularity (for newborns):
In the United States...
1900-2000: N/A




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