Pronounced Pron. EM-bree
Other Forms FormsEmbury
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Contributor Contrib.Galaxy_Starlight on 11/1/2006
From an English surname which was either derived from the medieval masculine name Emery or a place name (Emborough, in Somerset) meaning "flat-topped hill" from Old English emn "flat topped" and beorg "hill, mound" (or possibly from Hembury, in Devon). It was used by Stephenie Meyer for a character in her 'Twilight' series of books.