Meaning and name origin
Emmit \e(m)-mit\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Emmit is "entire, universal". Emmit is a variant of Emmet (Old German): transferred use of the surname, itself derived from a diminutive of the medieval female given name Emma.
Emmit is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Emmit for boys. Emmit reached its highest rank of #840 in the U.S. in 1890-1899. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emmit and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emmett (#156), Emmitt (#607), Emmet (#959) and Emmit. (2014 statistics).
Emmit is also pronounced similarly to Amit. Like Emmit, this name is not commonly used.