Emmett is a name with English origins. The meaning of the name Emmett is Entire. A common British surname, Emmett’s alternate spelling is Emmit. The popularity of the name Emmett has increased with the publishing of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight series. Nicknames for the name Emmett include Em and Mett.
Famous people with the name Emmett include the infamous criminal Emmet Dalton. Emmett Till was a victim of a hate crime lynching that helped lead up to the American Civil Rights Movement. Emmett Kelly was an American clown during the Great Depression.
As noted above, Emmett Cullen is a character from Twilight. Unsurprisingly, people who like the name Emmett also like other names from the series, including Jasper, Edward, Rosalie, Alice, Isabella, and Esme. Other fictional characters include Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future and Emmett Honeycutt from Queer as Folk.
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