Emery \e-me-ry\ as a boy's name is pronounced EM-er-ee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Emery is "home strength". From Emmerich. May also possibly be derived from the German name Amalrich, meaning "bravery, vigor; power". Also a variant of Amory. First used as a given name in the 19th-century. Saint Emerus (eighth century) was a French saint.
For more information, see also the related name Emerson.