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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #8545 most popular

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 joy, that you always bring.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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

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How popular is the name "Jemima" in the U.S.?


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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jemima" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 32 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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? 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.


Jemima West

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


Jemima Rooper

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


Jemma Redgrave

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


Past life for Jemima born Mar 10, 1958

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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