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Jemima meaning and name origin

Jemima \j(e)-mi-ma\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Jamina, Jemimah, Jeminah, Jemmimah, Jemmie, Jemmy, Mima and Mimma.

Suggested similar baby names are Jemila, Jemma and Jenina.

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Popularity of Jemima

Jemima is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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