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I don’t like this name. Prefer Avery much more!
MythicalCreature  3/23/2021
Girl's name ONLY!
Amy.B  2/1/2021
A girl's name... NOT A BOY'S NAME.
Janessa2542  1/31/2021
Okay for a boy...
Ugly for a girl!
― Anonymous User  12/8/2020
Definitely like it on a boy, but can be used for both genders. I don't like how "-y" ending male names sound "too girly" nowadays, for example Avery or Riley. I think people give the name Emery to their daughters because it is similar to Emily. However, I don't hate the name Emery on a girl, but I like it on a boy more.
namespanela78  12/8/2020
I think this is more feminine than masculine because there is another spelling ‘Emory’ and the O in it sounds masculine.
Inxpect  11/19/2020
Strong name that isn’t so girly and isn’t so boyish. Gonna keep this name in mind for my kid, Emory or Emery.
― Anonymous User  10/31/2020
I personally feel like this name is unisex, but I'm leaning more to the feminine side. I personally like Emory more for boys. I like Emmery, or Emery for girls. But it's nice on boys as well. But it's getting popular as a girl name now.
― Anonymous User  10/19/2020
I think Emery and Emory are feminine. That's my opinion.
Anders1234  8/20/2020
These comments are quite mean. I like this name, to me it’s 60% feminine and 40% masculine, but it’s definitely unisex. It sounds cute yet strong I see it on both a girl and a boy like Emerson. This name might be getting popular, but Emery and Emerson are both underrated.
26bartlettschos  7/12/2020
Emery sounds very masculine to me. It's also too trendy on girls right now.
someone-  6/28/2020
I like it as a unisex name, leaning more toward the feminine side in my mind. It’s cute, it’s simple, it’s strong, and it has a good meaning. It’s a wonderful alternative to the overused Emma and Emily, and here are still a lot of good nicknames you could make out of this. It’s awesome!
― Anonymous User  6/24/2020
I'm a guy and I chose my name growing up. I love my middle name Emery, it's a classic German name and it gives off a handsome, brave lad vibe. For a girl? I don't know, maybe go with Emily or something. I'd hate to diminish the masculinity of the name Emery by changing it up like that.
― Anonymous User  5/13/2020
Sounds strange on a girl.
― Anonymous User  5/1/2020
Your kid: "Hi, I'm Emery!"
Everyone else: "Emily Marie?"

Your kid: "No, Emery- like the nail file."
Everyone else: "Oh... that's... nice..."
Hforthewin  11/6/2019
I think the name Emre used in Turkey is related with these names and should be in this list.
― Anonymous User  10/27/2019
I like it only for a boy. For a girl it's the classic trashy name that some USA citizen love like Madison, Harper, Paisely, Aubrey etc...
― Anonymous User  5/16/2019
The one and only, Emery Bingham.
― Anonymous User  2/23/2019
This is one of my favourite girls’ names. I like the spelling Emerie better than Emery or Emory. I just can’t imagine a boy with this name.
― Anonymous User  12/31/2018
In 2018, 2 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Emery who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 2, 200th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.

In 2018, 2 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Emery who is registered female with the Social Security Administration. It is the 3, 355th most common female first name for living U.S. citizens.
― Anonymous User  10/15/2018
I think people have been naming their daughters this name because it sounds similar to Emily.
― Anonymous User  8/31/2018
Not bad.
Curious me  8/20/2018
I thought this was only a boy's name, it sounds very masculine. I like it.
Luvbug86  7/4/2018
Pretty nice for a boy, though don’t really like it for a girl. If you want something with a similar meaning, try Melanie, a pretty name that is made for a female.
DanielRivera  5/22/2018
My father in law is Emory Eugene, his brother is Emory Ellis and their father was Emory Lee however my first granddaughter will be born in August and she will be Emery Danielle. The name is not often heard and was mainly in male roles however I know that in recent years it has gained popularity in female names! For us it is a family name and matched with her aunt's middle name Danielle- we love it.
jcross96  4/5/2018
We have decided on Emersyn Josephine for a girl. RemyJoe for short. Had a tough time with Emery sounding like a nail file.
― Anonymous User  12/29/2017
An Emery board is a board covered with an abrasive material that cats can scratch their claws on.
Rhubarb  7/16/2017
I like the fact that it is a strong name. I think it works for both sexes.
― Anonymous User  6/24/2017
So handsome for a boy. For a girl? It's an old fashioned man's name used on a girl at the present. Such an unoriginal idea.
Quro  6/10/2017
The name Emery was given to 337 boys born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Emery are male.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
"The name Emery was given to 337 boys born in the US in 2016."

You are correct - according to the US Social Security Administration, the name Emery *was* given to 337 boys born in the US in 2016.

It was also given to 2,410 girls.

So if you're trying to claim it's a boy's name, the facts say that's no longer true.
― Anonymous User  7/11/2017
Sounds too feminine to be a boy's name. I love this name on a girl. It's a perfect nickname for Emerson!
Katesnames15  4/23/2017
I like Emery as a unisex name. I can just as easily see it on a boy or a girl (or any gender identity, really), but then again, I also love traditionally male names for girls (Ryan, Dylan, etc.). I particularly like it as a nickname for Emerson, which I also love as a unisex name.
RoseWeasley95  2/9/2017
Much better on a girl but spelled Emerie. I like it only on girls. Emerson on boys, but Emerie on girls.
Eileen1209864  6/19/2016
I've only heard this name said as 'Em-ree' but I guess you can say it as two different ways depending on your accent and where you're from.

I prefer this name for a boy only (Emory included) and I don't see it unisex or suitable to a girl at all and it's so sad how many people think this is a feminine name just because it's so close in sound to the name "Emily"
How about this:
Emily: girl
Emery\Emory: boy. Emerson as well.

Emery\Emory & Emerson are ridiculous on a girl.
― Anonymous User  2/29/2016
I was once in summer camp with girls named Emma, Emily, and Emery. It was confusing. Call anyone in the cabin Em, and you'll probably be right.

Emery is a very nice name, but I somehow can't think of it on a boy. Be careful though, people are going to confuse it with Emily whatever you do.
― Anonymous User  11/9/2015
This name is so pretty on a girl! I love it! This is one of those names where strangely people argue about this but this is a very beautiful FEMININE name. It's much too... dainty for a boy, same with Emerson in my opinion.
― Anonymous User  9/23/2015
This name meaning universal power is a strong, handsome name for a boy. Perhaps a bit tacky for a girl.
Tiger Lilly  7/28/2013
This was originally a boy name, it should remain that way. I would've never thought of it as feminine, it's actually a very nice, masculine sounding name that you probably won't hear very often.
― Anonymous User  6/6/2013
Hmm. It's different. Reminds me of Henry and Ebony... I kind of like it.
Black_X  9/16/2011
Sounds like an Asian person saying "Emily".
Still love it.
ooolive  5/12/2011
I absolutely love this name for a girl. I think it needs a feminine middle name, but it's gorgeous.
thepittsburghgirl  4/6/2011
This is my name and I really like it. People tell me that it is unusual and pretty. I am female, but I don't think that the gender matters because most people have never heard of it so they don't associate the name with a certain gender. It is often confused with Emily and Annemarie.
yremeg  7/14/2010
I don't think this name is feminine at all, but Emery was a popular boys name where I grew up.
sweetcola  5/31/2010
Reminds me of a person with an Asian accent mispronouncing Emily.
Vergewaltiger  5/28/2010
Good one Vergewatiger! I'm Asian and you've cracked me up! XD Anyway, although Emery does resemble "Emily" one way or another and I do like the name "Emily", I don't feel like using this name. Emerson sounds much better.
XYKLONE  4/9/2018
It also reminds me of an Emerald, which I believe a girl would be wearing, not a boy. I'm thinking about naming my first girl this. I think it's most lovely on a GIRL.
lil_bri_11  1/19/2010
I would name either a boy or a girl this. I think for one gender you can look at it one way and for the other a completely different way. For a boy I think it's a very sweet and masculine name but for a girl I think it's very pretty. I know it seems odd to be two different ways, but I think it works.
lil_bri_11  11/22/2009
On December 18, 2008, actress Angie Harmon and husband Jason Sehorn welcomed their third child, a daughter named Emery Hope Sehorn.
― Anonymous User  2/26/2009
I think this is a lovely name on a boy, but if I were to meet a girl with this name I'd think her parents hated that she was a female.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2008
Makes me think green. I don't know why. But it does.
Akito  8/7/2008
This is a lovely name. On a BOY.
Emerson  7/4/2008
The instant association for me is "Emery board", i.e. the type of nail file made out of cardboard and Emery paper (similar to sandpaper). For this reason, it seems odd and unsuitable as a given name for either sex - who'd name their child after a nail file?
Tytan  3/10/2008
Unfortunately, it's used more often on girls now, and its popularity is increasing! I prefer it for a boy.
earthnut  9/13/2007
My friend named her daughter Emery Janei and it's beautiful on her. Cute and spunky just like she is!
― Anonymous User  6/12/2007
I have seen this name used for a female, and it was spelt Emari.
shinesunlight  1/25/2007
I like the name Emery! I prefer it on a boy. Although I know people have been using it on girls which isn't bad. It's just a masculine name to me that does have enough sensitivity in it to use for a girl. But I just prefer it on a boy!
EgYpTiAn PrInCeSs  1/17/2007
Pixar Animation Studio is in Emeryville, California.
Rockos_Modern_Life_1  1/5/2007
I prefer this name for a boy. It is a nice masculine sounding name.
― Anonymous User  9/11/2006
I love this name for a little boy. It works great as a middle name.
dani_08  7/25/2006
There is a band named Emery.
dani_08  7/25/2006
Personally, I would like this more as a girls name and not a boys name. To me it sounds pretty feminine and not one a boy would like to grow up with.
ayn_shula  6/2/2006