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Gemma meaning and name origin

Gemma \ge(m)-ma\ as a girl's name is pronounced JEM-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Gemma is "gem, jewel". Saint Gemma was an Italian saint canonized in 1940. She was an ordinary young woman whose religious life included manifestations of the stigmata, or the marks of Christ's wounds.

Gemma has 5 variant forms: Gem, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Jemma and Jemsa.

Baby names that sound like Gemma are Jemmy, Cammy, Cammi, Camia, Cama, Jamia, Jama, Jaima, Jemmie, Kama, Kamea, Kammi, Kymme, Kimmy, Kimme and Kimm.

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Popularity of Gemma

Gemma is a very popular first name for women (#1711 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#51705 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Gemma compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Gemma only.

Popularity of name Gemma
Popularity of Gemma