US Popularity:194
Other Origin(s):British, Hebrew
Meaning:Universal; Truth
From fourteenth-century England to modern-day Lego movie characters, Emmett is a timeless gender-neutral name that means "universal." Emmett was often thought of as a masculinized version of the female name, Emma. In modern times, however, it has proven to be a popular moniker for baby boys and girls alike. Emmett also means "truth” and has Hebrew, Irish, and German roots, proving its “universal” status as an enduring title for newborns worldwide.

Famous People Named Emmett

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Emmett Hesketh
    Son of Spencer Grammer
  • Emmett Scanlan
  • Emmett Skilton

Emmett Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Emmett is currently #166 on The Bump
Boy:Emmett is currently #94 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Emmett is currently #125 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Emmett is currently #194 in U.S. births
Boy:Emmett is currently #118 in U.S. births
Girl:Emmett is currently #5019 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 488
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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