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pinWhat does Jemima mean?

Jemima /jemi-ma/ as a girls' name is pronounced je-MYE-mah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jemima is "dove".

Biblical: eldest of the three daughters of Job (see also Keren and Kezia), renowned as the most beautiful women of their time. The name has been recorded from the early 1700s in England. It is now also familiar because of the "Aunt Jemima" brand name for pancake mix and syrup, and Beatrix Potter's foolish heroine in "Jemima Puddleduck".


Jemima has 8 variants: Jamina, Jemimah, Jeminah, Jemmie, Jemmimah, Jemmy, Mima and Mimma.

Kreatif forms: Jemime, Jemina, Jimima. [more]

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Jemima is an uncommon given name for women. Jemima is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name history of Jemima for girls. Jemima was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #958 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jemima name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jemima outside U.S.

Mima is the only other popular varying form of Jemima. Adoption of these relations of Jemima was at its peak during the years 1880-1889 (median #855) and is now lower.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jemima, Mima in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jemima and related baby names outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Demia, Femia, Gemina, Jamika, Jamila, Janina, Jeanina, Jedida, Jeeanima, Jelina, Jelisa, Jemaica, Jemila, Jenine, Jenita, Jerica, Jesica, Jesika, Jezika, Jimena, Jonina, Jumana, Neima, Temira and Yemina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jemima.