Named for Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), American author. Other Pittsburgh streets named after writers include Fitzgerald Street, Lytton Avenue, Ruskin Avenue, Tennyson Avenue, and Thackeray Avenue.
Regan, Bob. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, p. 60. ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5.