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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Jemima

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 35 35 0

Fun Facts about the name Jemima

  • How many people with the first name Jemima have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,329 babies born with the first name Jemima in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jemima to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jemima? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jemima first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jemima is Friday, February 26th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Jemima born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jemima was in 2014 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Jemima Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jemima is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Jemima: Your name in reverse order is Amimej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mjamei. How do you pronounce that?
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Common last names for Jemima

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  • Miller
  • Thompson
  • Davis

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.

From the name of a minor biblical character, from Hebrew יְמִימָה "dove". By folk etymology also used as a feminine form of James.

  1. A female given name.
  2. An elastic-sided boot.

Jemima was also found in the following language(s): Faroese

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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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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Jemma Redgrave

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

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jemima

Jemima Boone
Jemima Jones
Jemima Goldsmith
Jemima J
Jemima Kirke
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Jemima Kirke Armpit

What does the name Jemima mean?

Jis for joy, that you always bring.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

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