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Jemima - Meaning of Jemima

What does Jemima mean?

Meaning of the name JemimaJemma(Hebrew) doveGemimaJemmeeMimaJemieJemmeyJamimJemmiJemmimahJemmieJamimaJemorahJeminaJemmeaJemmyJemimahJeminahJemJemiYemimaMimmaJamina

[ 3 syll. je-mi-ma, jem-ima ] The baby girl name Jemima is pronounced JHah-MAY-Mah (English) †. Jemima's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in the English and Hebrew languages. Biblical name: The meaning of the name is 'dove, bright as day'. An old form of Jemima is Yemimah (Hebrew). The name appeared in the Bible as the eldest daughter of Job, who was born to him in old age. It was later adopted by English Puritans in the 17th century. In the early 19th century, the name was briefly popular.

Jemima is a derivative (English and Hebrew) of the Hebrew Yemima.

Jemima has 21 derivatives. Derivatives of the name include Gemima, Jamim, Jamima, Jamina, Jemi, Jemie, Jemina, Jeminah, Jemmea, Jemmee, Jemmey, Jemmi, Jemmie, Jemmimah, Jemmy, Jemorah, Mima, and Mimma. The contractions Jem and Jemma, and the variant spelling Jemimah (used in Hebrew too) are other English forms.


See also the related categories, puritans, daughter, dove, bright, and biblical.

Jemima is an unusual baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly linked to Jemima, Jemma was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Jemima include Jaakina, Jaakkina, Jachana, Jachanna, Jacinna, Jacqueena, Jacquena, Jahana, Jahanna, Jahnaya, Jakeama, Jakeima, Jakima, Jakina, Jakkina, Jakyma, Jakyna, Jamaeca, Jamaeka, and Jamaica.

† Pronunciation for Jemima: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"


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