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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.

Gemma is also pronounced similarly to Jemmy. Other suggested similar baby names are Geana, Geena, Geina, Gena, Genia, Genna and Genya.

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Popularity of Gemma

Gemma is a very popular first name for females (#1711 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#51705 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Gemma name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Gemma with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Gemma name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Gemma outside U.S.


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