Emmett

First Name
46k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Emmett

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

Wiktionary

From a Middle English diminutive of the female given name Emma.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A city in Idaho
  4. A city in Kansas
  5. A village in Michigan
  6. An unincorporated community in Texas
  7. An unincorporated community in West Virginia

Notable Persons With the Name Emmett

Emmett Till was an influential individual. Emmett was given the name Emmett Louis Till by his parents Mamie Till and Louis Till on July 25th, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois U.S. He died on August 28th, 1955.

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Emmett "Doc" Brown is a scientist, physicist, and blacksmith.

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Van Heflin was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1928 to 1928. Van was given the name Emmett Evan Heflin, Jr. on December 13th, 1908 in Walters, Oklahoma, U.S. He passed away on July 23rd, 1971.

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Emmett Leo Kelly was a notable individual. Emmett was born on December 9th, 1898 in Sedan, Kansas. He died on March 28th, 1979.

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Emmett Shear is a famous somebody. Emmett was born in 1983.

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Emmett J. Scanlan is an actor. He has been prominent since 2004. Emmett was born on January 31st, 1979 in Dublin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emmett

Rik Emmett is a hard rock, rock, classical, flamenco, jazz, blues, classical guitar, flamenco guitar, and jazz guitar musician. He plays List of Yamaha products and Dean Guitars. He has been prominent since 1975. Rik was given the name Richard Gordon Emmett on July 10th, 1953 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Belinda Emmett was an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2006. Belinda was given the name Belinda Jane Emmett on April 12th, 1974 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia. She left this life on November 11th, 2006.

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Andre Emmett is a basketball player for the Jeonju KCC Egis, Austin Toros, Lietuvos Rytas, Belgacom Liège, Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez, Marinos de Anzoátegui, Shandong Lions, Mets de Guaynabo, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles D-Fenders, and Fujian Sturgeons in the Korean Basketball League. He was most active from 2004 to present. Andre was born on August 27th, 1982 in Dallas.

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Chris Emmett is a leading person. Chris was born on December 13th, 1938 in Nuneaton.

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Edward Martin "Ed" Emmett is a businessman, urban planner, and business. Edward was born on August 14th, 1949 in Houston, Texas, USA. Edward is also known as Edward Martin Emmett.

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E. V. H. Emmett was an important human. E. was born on June 18th, 1902. He died on June 7th, 1971.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 74 0 74
1881 65 0 65
1882 99 0 99
1883 87 0 87
1884 83 0 83
1885 101 0 101
1886 94 0 94
1887 90 0 90
1888 100 0 100
1889 108 0 108
1890 104 0 104
1891 89 0 89
1892 117 0 117
1893 103 0 103
1894 126 0 126
1895 138 0 138
1896 113 0 113
1897 118 0 118
1898 131 0 131
1899 97 0 97
1900 119 0 119
1901 110 0 110
1902 98 0 98
1903 97 0 97
1904 120 0 120
1905 128 0 128
1906 94 0 94
1907 148 0 148
1908 126 0 126
1909 147 0 147
1910 159 0 159
1911 141 0 141
1912 290 0 290
1913 340 0 340
1914 406 0 406
1915 592 0 592
1916 500 0 500
1917 547 5 542
1918 591 0 591
1919 635 6 629
1920 614 0 614
1921 615 7 608
1922 579 0 579
1923 571 7 564
1924 584 0 584
1925 586 8 578
1926 545 6 539
1927 493 7 486
1928 462 5 457
1929 423 0 423
1930 439 0 439
1931 402 0 402
1932 354 0 354
1933 361 0 361
1934 340 0 340
1935 358 0 358
1936 314 0 314
1937 320 0 320
1938 322 0 322
1939 349 0 349
1940 338 0 338
1941 327 0 327
1942 347 0 347
1943 332 0 332
1944 359 0 359
1945 303 0 303
1946 359 0 359
1947 425 6 419
1948 363 0 363
1949 289 5 284
1950 311 0 311
1951 320 0 320
1952 320 0 320
1953 287 0 287
1954 283 0 283
1955 297 0 297
1956 319 0 319
1957 296 0 296
1958 268 5 263
1959 288 0 288
1960 213 0 213
1961 237 0 237
1962 236 0 236
1963 198 0 198
1964 204 0 204
1965 194 0 194
1966 182 0 182
1967 190 0 190
1968 189 0 189
1969 189 0 189
1970 173 0 173
1971 151 0 151
1972 148 0 148
1973 132 0 132
1974 127 0 127
1975 124 0 124
1976 132 0 132
1977 123 0 123
1978 112 0 112
1979 114 0 114
1980 107 0 107
1981 103 0 103
1982 110 0 110
1983 120 0 120
1984 101 0 101
1985 84 0 84
1986 102 0 102
1987 102 0 102
1988 110 0 110
1989 131 0 131
1990 117 0 117
1991 131 0 131
1992 169 0 169
1993 166 0 166
1994 165 0 165
1995 173 0 173
1996 161 0 161
1997 198 0 198
1998 172 0 172
1999 188 0 188
2000 231 0 231
2001 255 0 255
2002 255 0 255
2003 286 0 286
2004 341 0 341
2005 380 0 380
2006 439 0 439
2007 448 0 448
2008 479 0 479
2009 955 0 955
2010 1,276 0 1,276
2011 1,611 5 1,606
2012 2,033 10 2,023
2013 2,362 6 2,356
2014 2,644 12 2,632
2015 3,039 13 3,026

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Popularity of Emmett as a first name

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Popularity of Emmett as a last name

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Common last names for Emmett

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Anderson
  • Walker
  • Martin
  • Scott
  • Hall
  • Clark
  • Carter

Common first names for Emmett

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emmett U.S.
  White 92.29% 64.26%
  African American 2.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emmett

People with the last name Emmett are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Emmett

  • How Popular is the name Emmett? Emmett is the 1,029th most popular name of all time. As a last name Emmett was the 9,030th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Emmett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45,999 babies born with the first name Emmett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmett to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 74 new born babies.
  • When was Emmett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmett is Tuesday, May 1st, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Emmett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmett was in 2015 with a total of 3,026 babies. That's a lot of babies named Emmett!
  • Random Emmett Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmett ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 43 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Emmett: Your name in reverse order is Ttemme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etmmte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emmett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,619 people with the last name Emmett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emmett? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Emmett as their last name.

What Emmett's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Emmett mean?

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Tis for talent, hidden or not.

Tis for treat, that you always are.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.