What does Emmitt mean?
Emmitt /em-mitt/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Emmitt means "entire, universal". Emmitt is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -itt, of Emmet (Old German): transferred use of the surname.
How popular is Emmitt?
Emmitt is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1056 out of 1220, Top 87%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#38395 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Emmitt for boys. Emmitt reached its apex position of #538 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is at #607 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Emmitt (#607 last year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Emmet (#959 last year), Emmett (#156) and Emmit. Forms like Emmot are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5188%) and is now much lower (usage 0.3195%, ▼38.4%), with the form Emmet becoming less in vogue. Emmett (#156) and Emmitt (#607) are two of the more chic baby names here, with both names enjoying a rebound in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Emmitt and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)