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Jem - Meaning of Jem

What does Jem mean?

Meaning of the name JemJacobJamesJackJeremiahDiegoSantiagoJamesonJeremyJakeJayJamisonJaimeJerryJakobJimmyKobeJacobyJamieSeamusCobyJeromy

[ 1 syll. jem, je-m ] The baby boy name Jem is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is JHEHM †. Jem is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Hebrew origins.

Jem is a variant of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).

Jem is also an English diminutive form of the name James (English and Hebrew).

Jem is also a diminutive form of the name Jeremy (English).

See also the related category hebrew.

Jem is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Jem, James was the most popular in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Jem include Cem, Jaeson, Jam, Jan, Jasón, Jaym, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jeen, Jen, Jenö, Jéan, Jhan, Jhon, Jian, Jim, Jimm, Jin, and Jinn.

† Pronunciation for Jem: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"


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