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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emmit

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  • A submission from Hawaii, United States says the name Emmit means "All-containing; universal; strength" and is of German origin.

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Alt. Meaning

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

T is for treat, that you always are.

Notable Persons Named Emmit

Bobby Rush is a blues, electric blues, soul music, rhythm, funk, disco, country blues, and soul blues musician. He was most prominent from 1951 to present. Bobby was given the name Emmit Ellis Jr. on November 10th, 1933 in Homer, Louisiana, United States.

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Emmit was born on March 24th, 1959.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1883 5 0 5
1884 7 0 7
1886 15 0 15
1888 8 0 8
1889 7 0 7
1891 6 0 6
1892 7 0 7
1893 13 0 13
1894 8 0 8
1895 9 0 9
1896 8 0 8
1897 5 0 5
1899 13 0 13
1900 12 0 12
1901 9 0 9
1902 7 0 7
1903 7 0 7
1904 8 0 8
1905 11 0 11
1906 13 0 13
1907 14 0 14
1908 8 0 8
1909 16 0 16
1910 9 0 9
1911 16 0 16
1912 24 0 24
1913 25 0 25
1914 24 0 24
1915 54 0 54
1916 49 0 49
1917 53 0 53
1918 59 0 59
1919 73 0 73
1920 52 0 52
1921 66 0 66
1922 71 0 71
1923 65 0 65
1924 46 0 46
1925 77 0 77
1926 48 0 48
1927 53 0 53
1928 56 0 56
1929 55 0 55
1930 48 0 48
1931 62 0 62
1932 47 0 47
1933 42 0 42
1934 34 0 34
1935 31 0 31
1936 51 0 51
1937 31 0 31
1938 42 0 42
1939 44 0 44
1940 35 0 35
1941 23 0 23
1942 24 0 24
1943 25 0 25
1944 15 0 15
1945 27 0 27
1946 30 0 30
1947 40 0 40
1948 27 0 27
1949 30 0 30
1950 19 0 19
1951 24 0 24
1952 23 0 23
1953 15 0 15
1954 16 0 16
1955 18 0 18
1956 27 0 27
1957 27 0 27
1958 27 0 27
1959 19 0 19
1960 19 0 19
1961 14 0 14
1962 14 0 14
1963 6 0 6
1964 15 0 15
1965 10 0 10
1966 13 0 13
1967 10 0 10
1968 16 0 16
1969 20 0 20
1970 16 0 16
1971 9 0 9
1972 9 0 9
1973 11 0 11
1974 12 0 12
1976 9 0 9
1977 9 0 9
1978 7 0 7
1979 14 0 14
1980 7 0 7
1981 11 0 11
1982 10 0 10
1983 11 0 11
1984 5 0 5
1986 7 0 7
1987 6 0 6
1988 10 0 10
1989 6 0 6
1990 12 0 12
1992 10 0 10
1993 6 0 6
1994 20 0 20
1995 16 0 16
1996 14 0 14
1997 17 0 17
1998 14 0 14
1999 21 0 21
2000 11 0 11
2001 19 0 19
2002 26 0 26
2003 23 0 23
2004 33 0 33
2005 31 0 31
2006 36 0 36
2007 31 0 31
2008 43 0 43
2009 40 0 40
2010 73 0 73
2011 97 0 97
2012 137 0 137
2013 129 0 129
2014 119 0 119
2015 121 0 121
2016 121 0 121
2017 102 0 102

Where is the name Emmit popular?

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Popularity of Emmit as a first name

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Common last names for Emmit

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Green

Fun Facts about the name Emmit

  • What name lists does Emmit rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Emmit? Emmit is the 4,544th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emmit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,747 babies born with the first name Emmit in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmit to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Emmit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmit is Tuesday, November 6th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Emmit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmit was in 2012 with a total of 137 babies.
  • Random Emmit Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmit is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Emmit: Your name in reverse order is Timme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iemmt. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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