What does Emmit mean?
Emmit /em-mit/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Emmit is "entire, universal". Emmit is an alternate form, with the suffix -it, of Emmet (Old German): transferred use of the surname.
How popular is Emmit?
Emmit is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Emmit is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Emmit for boys. Emmit reached its peak rank of #840 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Emmett (#156 the previous year), Emmitt (#607) and Emmet (#959) are the popular related forms of Emmit ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Emmott are seldom used. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5188%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.3195%, ▼38.4%), with the version Emmet becoming less fashionable. Emmitt (#607) and Emmett (#156) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list, and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Emmett and Emmitt. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Emmit and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Emmit is pronounced similarly to Amit. Like Emmit, this name is not commonly used.