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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jemima

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Dove
  • #8545 All Time
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How popular is the name "Jemima" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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1883660
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192410100
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1967660
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1972880
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197415150
197513130
1976660
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1978990
197911110
1980770
198110100
198212120
198310100
198411110
198511110
198612120
1987990
198817170
198914140
199013130
199117170
199210100
199316160
199411110
199518180
199629290
199713130
199814140
199928280
200023230
200124240
200220200
200334340
200432320
200528280
200635350
200743430
200833330
200950500
201033330
201140400
201242420
201343430
201454540

Want to know about the populiarty of Jemima? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,294 babies born with the name Jemima in the United States. That's more than enough Jemimas to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jemima" was in 2014 with a total of 54 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jemima" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 54 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Jemima" mean?

Jemima (Hebrew): Dove

The name "Jemima" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Dove". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Amimej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mejiam". How do you pronounce that?

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Where is the name Jemima popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jemima in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jemima

Jemima Khan

Jemima Khan is a journalist and campaigner. Jemima was born in 1974 as Jemima Marcelle Goldsmith in Westminster, London.

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Jemima West

Jemima West is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Jemima was born in 1987 in France.

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Jemima Rooper

Jemima Rooper is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Jemima was born in 1981 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Jemma Redgrave

Jemma Redgrave is an actress. Jemma was born in 1965 as Jemima Rebecca Redgrave in London, England.

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Past life for Jemima born Sep 10, 1972

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Jemima

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