Emmett, honest and sincere, laid-back and creative, is on the rise as a male cognate of the megapopular Emma and Emily, not to mention being a character in the popular Twilight series (Like Cullen, Emmett skyrocketed up more than 200 spots in 2009 and has since risen to Number 136, its highest ranking since the 19th century). It's also a Nameberry fave, ranking at Number 129.
Emmett originated in England as a masculine diminutive of the German Emma; the Hebrew characters pronounced eh-MEHT mean truth, so that might be considered another definition. Emmet is another, less popular spelling.
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