Meaning and Name Origin
Jemmie \j(em)-mie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jemmie) is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Jemmie is "the Lord exalts". Jemmie is a variation of Jeremiah (Hebrew); biblical: one of the major prophets, a scholar. Jemmie is also a variant of Jeremy: variant of Jeremiah, in use since the Middle Ages.
Jemmie has 1 variant: Jemmy.
Jemmie has 22 more alternative forms via Jeremiah, Jeremy: Dermot, Dermott, Diarmid, Geremia, Jem, Jeramee, Jeramey, Jeramie▼, Jeramy▼, Jere▼, Jereme, Jeremia, Jeremias, Jeremie▼, Jeremija, Jeremiya, Jermyn, Jeromy▼, Jerry▼, Yeremia, Yeremiya and Yeremiyah.
Jemmie is a rare given name for males. Jemmie is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jemmie and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Jemmie (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Jeramie, Jeramy, Jere, Jeremiah (#56 the previous year), Jeremie, Jeremy (#169), Jeromy and Jerry (#451). Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1970-1979 and has become much lower since, with forms such as Jeramy, Jere, Jeremie, Jeromy and Jerry becoming somewhat dated. Jeremiah (#56) and Jeremy (#169) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, with Jeremiah having a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)