No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:6
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Emmett is "industrious leader".
It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "ant".
View the Emmett Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Emmett has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Emmett to other names.
The name Emmerich is composed of two German elements ric meaning "power" and amal meaning "work, labor".
The name fell from popularity in the Middle Ages. The modern use of the name probably stems from the surname Emery which in turn was probably a transferred use of the earlier given name version of the name.
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Emmett is a variant spelling of Emery.
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Given names are generally gender specific. Male names cannot be used for females and vice versa. The only exception to this rule is "Maria" which can be used as a male second name as in Erich Maria.
German children are given one or many pre-names (vornames). Only one of these names however is used as their main name or call name (rufname). Parents choose a name because they like it or they may name a child after a relative. Religious catholics frequently give saints names as secondary names. Some combinations of male first and second names such as Hans-Joseph are traditionally hyphenated. The maximum number of first names is five.
Germany has very strict naming laws. Names must be known as a human names. For example, pet names, common nouns, place names and invented names are not allowed. They must also not be offensive or humiliating. The Name Registrar (Standesbeamter) has the right to bar a name. Parent's can appeal the Standesbeamter's decision in court.
Given names may only be changed to correct an error made by the state when recording the name, naturalization of foreigners who may wish to take on a more Germanic version of their name and gender reassignment by transsexuals.