Meaning and name origin
Emmitt \e-mmi-tt\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Emmitt is "entire, universal". Emmitt is a variant of Emmet (Old German): transferred use of the surname, itself derived from a diminutive of the medieval female given name Emma.
Emmitt is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1056 out of 1220, Top 87%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#30469 out of 88799, Top 34%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Emmitt for boys. Emmitt reached its highest rank of #538 in the U.S. in 1890-1899. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Emmitt and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emmett (#156), Emmitt (#607), Emmet (#959) and Emmit. (2014 statistics).