Meaning and name origin
Emmett \e-mme-tt\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Emmett), is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Emmett is "entire, universal". Emmett is a variant of Emmet (Old German): transferred use of the surname, itself derived from a diminutive of the medieval female given name Emma.
Emmett is a very popular first name for males (#496 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8836 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Emmett for boys. Emmett reached its highest rank of #140 in the U.S. in 1890-1899. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emmett and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emmett (#156), Emmitt (#607), Emmet (#959) and Emmit. (2014 statistics).