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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Emmitt

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

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Emmitt

Tyler Perry is an actor, producer, director, screenwriter, playwright, author, and songwriter. Tyler was given the name Emmitt Perry Jr. on September 13th, 1969 in New Orleans.

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Emmitt Smith is a football player. Emmitt was born on May 15th, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida.

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Emmitt Thomas is a football player. Emmitt was born on June 3rd, 1943 in Angleton, Texas.

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Emmitt James Douglas was a businessman, civil rights activist, business, civil, political rights, and civil rightsactivist. Emmitt was born on October 14th, 1926 in Louisiana, USA. He died on March 25th, 1981.

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Emmitt was born on December 13th, 1943. He breathed his last breath on November 10th, 2014.

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Emmitt Delfouneso is a sports team member for the Stratford Town F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Emmitt

Drew Emmitt is a progressive bluegrass and jam band musician. He plays Mandolin, Guitar, Violin, and Flute. His career lasted from 1989 to 1989.

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Jacob was born on October 4th, 1988.

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Lionel was born in 1930 in Bridgend.

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Herbert Emmitt was an athlete for the Notts County F.C. and Nottingham Forest F.C. Herbert was born on August 6th, 1857 in Nottingham. He breathed his last breath in 1901.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 10 0 10
1882 11 0 11
1883 7 0 7
1884 10 0 10
1885 11 0 11
1886 16 0 16
1887 11 0 11
1888 14 0 14
1889 14 0 14
1890 13 0 13
1891 9 0 9
1892 16 0 16
1893 13 0 13
1894 16 0 16
1895 16 0 16
1896 14 0 14
1897 15 0 15
1898 15 0 15
1899 12 0 12
1900 23 0 23
1901 16 0 16
1902 13 0 13
1903 22 0 22
1904 21 0 21
1905 26 0 26
1906 22 0 22
1907 18 0 18
1908 22 0 22
1909 31 0 31
1910 30 0 30
1911 30 0 30
1912 45 0 45
1913 56 0 56
1914 54 0 54
1915 90 0 90
1916 76 0 76
1917 80 0 80
1918 79 0 79
1919 115 0 115
1920 103 0 103
1921 98 0 98
1922 123 0 123
1923 102 0 102
1924 104 0 104
1925 96 0 96
1926 90 0 90
1927 99 0 99
1928 108 0 108
1929 77 0 77
1930 76 0 76
1931 80 0 80
1932 76 0 76
1933 87 0 87
1934 72 0 72
1935 92 0 92
1936 64 0 64
1937 78 0 78
1938 78 0 78
1939 85 0 85
1940 75 0 75
1941 85 0 85
1942 93 0 93
1943 95 0 95
1944 86 0 86
1945 80 0 80
1946 78 0 78
1947 78 0 78
1948 87 0 87
1949 92 0 92
1950 100 0 100
1951 113 0 113
1952 90 0 90
1953 99 0 99
1954 83 0 83
1955 69 0 69
1956 80 0 80
1957 78 0 78
1958 71 0 71
1959 77 0 77
1960 60 0 60
1961 69 0 69
1962 61 0 61
1963 64 0 64
1964 51 0 51
1965 62 0 62
1966 51 0 51
1967 50 0 50
1968 46 0 46
1969 46 0 46
1970 49 0 49
1971 41 0 41
1972 49 0 49
1973 37 0 37
1974 36 0 36
1975 36 0 36
1976 33 0 33
1977 34 0 34
1978 36 0 36
1979 40 0 40
1980 32 0 32
1981 27 0 27
1982 21 0 21
1983 15 0 15
1984 28 0 28
1985 31 0 31
1986 37 0 37
1987 19 0 19
1988 26 0 26
1989 22 0 22
1990 21 0 21
1991 27 0 27
1992 30 0 30
1993 58 0 58
1994 71 0 71
1995 68 0 68
1996 81 0 81
1997 63 0 63
1998 57 0 57
1999 45 0 45
2000 43 0 43
2001 51 0 51
2002 45 0 45
2003 58 0 58
2004 51 0 51
2005 84 0 84
2006 90 0 90
2007 107 0 107
2008 111 0 111
2009 146 0 146
2010 241 0 241
2011 284 0 284
2012 359 0 359
2013 394 0 394
2014 441 0 441
2015 477 0 477
2016 563 0 563
2017 526 0 526

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Popularity of Emmitt as a first name

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Popularity of Emmitt as a last name

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Common last names for Emmitt

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Hill
  • Anderson
  • Lewis
  • Robinson

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Emmitt U.S.
  White 77.65% 64.26%
  African American 18.50% 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 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Emmitt

People with the last name Emmitt are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Emmitt

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  • How Popular is the name Emmitt? Emmitt is the 2,432nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Emmitt was the 41,886th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Emmitt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,417 babies born with the first name Emmitt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emmitt to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emmitt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Emmitt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emmitt is Saturday, May 18th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Emmitt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emmitt was in 2016 with a total of 563 babies.
  • Random Emmitt Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emmitt ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 14 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Emmitt: Your name in reverse order is Ttimme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imetmt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Emmitt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 519 people with the last name Emmitt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Emmitt? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Emmitt as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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