Corundite (emery rock)

Origin: English, German

Meaning: Norman form of Emmerich, a Germanic name with the possible meanings of “industrious ruler” or “universal ruler”

Variants: Emory, Amerie

Gender: Unisex

Other Languages: Amaury (French), Emerie

Emery is similar to the name Emma, which is very popular right now in the United States. Unlike Emma, it can be used for both boys or girls.

Emery is also the name of a rock (aka corundite) used to make abrasive powder


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