The meaning of the name Emmett is Entire. The origin of the name Emmett is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Emmett is a common British surname. 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 the Twilight books and movie series. 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.