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Gender: M Meaning of Emmet: "universal; truth" Origin of Emmet: English; Hebrew Emmet's Popularity in 2016: #891

Honest and sincere, laid-back and creative, Emmet is on the rise as a male cognate of the megapopular Emma and Emily, but the more common spelling is Emmett. Emmet dropped off the US Top 1000 in 1934 and only just reentered the list in 2014; Emmett, on the other hand, has never been off the charts, reaching a high of Number 136 in 2016.

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Famous People Named Emmet

Emmet Cahill, Irish singer
Emmet Gowin, American photographer
Emmet Swimming, American rock band

This spelling is commonly used in Ireland to honour the orater and patriot Robert Emmet, who was a leader of the unsuccessful 1798 rebellion against the British

Pop Culture References for the name Emmet

Emmet, the Lego boy
Emmet Brickowski, "The LEGO Movie," voiced by Chris Pratt

Emmett, Emmit, Emmitt