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Emmet

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
247
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Emmet

"Emmet" is a name of English origin, and it means "Entire". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Em"met
An ant.

Etymology: OE. emete amete, AS. æmete. See Ant

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Arkansas
  3. A village in Nebraska
  4. One of two towns in Wisconsin

Notable Persons Named Emmet

Emmet was born on March 4th, 1898 in United States. Emmet is also known as Dalton and James Emmet. He left this life on March 4th, 1978.

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Emmet was born in 1947 in Washington, D.C.

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Emmet was born in 1941.

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Emmet Stagg is a Department of Transport, Energy, Communications, Housing, Urban Renewal, Teachta Dála, and Minister of State. Emmet was born on October 1st, 1944 in Hollymount, County Mayo, Ireland.

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Emmet O'Neal was an office holder. Emmet was born on September 23rd, 1853 in Florence, Alabama. He passed away on September 7th, 1922.

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Emmet Wan is a soccer player for the Southern District FC, Friar Lane & Epworth F.C., Western Province United F.C., F.C. Cape Town, Kitchee SC, Hong Kong national under-23 football team, and Hong Kong national football team. Emmet was born on March 26th, 1992 in Leicestershire.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emmet

Robert Emmet is a military person. His military service ended in 1803.

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Dorothy was born on September 29th, 1904. She breathed her last breath on September 20th, 2000.

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Thomas Addis Emmet is a military person. His military service ended in 1798.

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William Le Roy Emmet was a in the field of electrical engineering. William was born on July 10th, 1858 in New Rochelle, New York. He breathed his last breath on September 26th, 1941.

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Devereux was born on December 11th, 1861 in Pelham, New York. He died on December 30th, 1934.

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Lydia Field Emmet was a in the fields of painting and portrait painting. Lydia was born on January 23rd, 1866 in New Rochelle, New York. She died on August 16th, 1952.

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How popular is the baby name Emmet in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 34 0 34
1881 24 0 24
1882 22 0 22
1883 25 0 25
1884 25 0 25
1885 20 0 20
1886 24 0 24
1887 9 0 9
1888 30 0 30
1889 24 0 24
1890 24 0 24
1891 14 0 14
1892 19 0 19
1893 19 0 19
1894 19 0 19
1895 31 0 31
1896 21 0 21
1897 13 0 13
1898 13 0 13
1899 13 0 13
1900 27 0 27
1901 13 0 13
1902 13 0 13
1903 27 0 27
1904 19 0 19
1905 18 0 18
1906 19 0 19
1907 18 0 18
1908 13 0 13
1909 26 0 26
1910 19 0 19
1911 38 0 38
1912 37 0 37
1913 59 0 59
1914 52 0 52
1915 86 0 86
1916 70 0 70
1917 67 0 67
1918 82 0 82
1919 73 0 73
1920 99 0 99
1921 91 0 91
1922 81 0 81
1923 80 0 80
1924 62 0 62
1925 66 0 66
1926 70 0 70
1927 61 0 61
1928 71 0 71
1929 44 0 44
1930 58 0 58
1931 37 0 37
1932 44 0 44
1933 44 0 44
1934 40 0 40
1935 32 0 32
1936 31 0 31
1937 22 0 22
1938 29 0 29
1939 26 0 26
1940 30 0 30
1941 31 0 31
1942 40 0 40
1943 18 0 18
1944 36 0 36
1945 33 0 33
1946 17 0 17
1947 39 0 39
1948 20 0 20
1949 33 0 33
1950 22 0 22
1951 29 0 29
1952 25 0 25
1953 25 0 25
1954 13 0 13
1955 19 0 19
1956 29 0 29
1957 20 0 20
1958 21 0 21
1959 20 0 20
1960 16 0 16
1961 11 0 11
1962 17 0 17
1963 22 0 22
1964 14 0 14
1965 22 0 22
1966 12 0 12
1967 24 0 24
1968 10 0 10
1969 20 0 20
1970 17 0 17
1971 17 0 17
1972 16 0 16
1973 20 0 20
1974 12 0 12
1975 21 0 21
1976 11 0 11
1977 11 0 11
1979 19 0 19
1980 19 0 19
1981 12 0 12
1982 15 0 15
1983 15 0 15
1984 10 0 10
1985 12 0 12
1986 7 0 7
1987 10 0 10
1988 17 0 17
1989 15 0 15
1990 18 0 18
1991 22 0 22
1992 20 0 20
1993 26 0 26
1994 43 0 43
1995 36 0 36
1996 45 0 45
1997 41 0 41
1998 36 0 36
1999 40 0 40
2000 46 0 46
2001 47 0 47
2002 49 0 49
2003 66 0 66
2004 74 0 74
2005 93 0 93
2006 80 0 80
2007 78 0 78
2008 82 0 82
2009 103 0 103
2010 132 0 132
2011 147 0 147
2012 158 0 158
2013 174 0 174
2014 220 0 220
2015 261 0 261
2016 242 0 242

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Popularity of Emmet as a first name

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Popularity of Emmet as a last name

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Common last names for Emmet

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Murphy
  • Hall
  • Martin
  • Ward
  • Young
  • Allen

Common first names for Emmet

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emmet U.S.
  White 94.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emmet

People with the last name Emmet are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Emmet

  • How Popular is the name Emmet? Emmet is the 3,448th most popular name of all time. As a last name Emmet was the 77,522nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Emmet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,630 babies born with the first name Emmet in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmet to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 34 new born babies.
  • When was Emmet first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmet is Wednesday, October 12th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Emmet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmet was in 2015 with a total of 261 babies.
  • Random Emmet Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmet is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Emmet: Your name in reverse order is Temme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mteem. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emmet? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 247 people with the last name Emmet.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emmet? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Emmet as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.