English; Hebrew
"universal; truth"

Emmet Origin and Meaning

The name Emmet is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "universal; truth".
Honest and sincere, laid-back and creative, Emmet is 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 reentered the list in 2014; Emmett, on the other hand, has never been off the charts.

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Famous People Named Emmet

  • Emmet CahillIrish singer
  • Emmet GowinAmerican photographer
  • Emmet SwimmingAmerican rock band
  • This spelling is commonly used in Ireland to honour the orater and patriot Robert Emmetwho was a leader of the unsuccessful 1798 rebellion against the British

Emmet in Pop Culture

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