What does Emmett mean?
Emmett \e-mme-tt\ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Emmett) is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Emmett is "entire, universal". Emmett is a variation of Emmet (Old German): transferred use of the surname.
Emmett is a very prominent first name for males (#496 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#8636 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Emmett for boys. Emmett reached its top position of #140 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, and is currently at #156. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Emmitt (#607 last year), Emmet (#959) and Emmit are the popular variation forms of Emmett (#156 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5188%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.3195%, down 38.4%), with the form Emmet becoming less fashionable. Emmitt (#607) and Emmett (#156) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, and there is a revival in baby name popularity for Emmett and Emmitt. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Emmett and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)