Origin: English, German
Meaning: Norman form of Emmerich, a Germanic name with the possible meanings of “industrious ruler” or “universal ruler”
Variants: Emory, Amerie
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