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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 5 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 6 6 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 10 10 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 6 6 0
1889 5 5 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 5 5 0
1893 13 13 0
1895 8 8 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 11 11 0
1898 5 5 0
1900 11 11 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 16 16 0
1917 18 18 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 7 7 0
1920 8 8 0
1921 8 8 0
1922 8 8 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 6 6 0
1927 7 7 0
1928 7 7 0
1929 7 7 0
1932 8 8 0
1935 8 8 0
1938 8 8 0
1941 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 6 6 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 29 29 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 28 28 0
2000 23 23 0
2001 24 24 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 34 34 0
2004 32 32 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 35 35 0
2007 43 43 0
2008 33 33 0
2009 50 50 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 40 40 0
2012 42 42 0
2013 43 43 0
2014 54 54 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jemima" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of only 23 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jemima popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jemima" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jemima as well as things modernly associated with the name Jemima such as celebrities named Jemima.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Jemima

The name "Jemima" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Dove". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jemima born May 3, 1931

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 Northern India approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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