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Girl Name: Gemma

Name: Gemma
Pronunciation: \ge(m)-ma\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gem, jewel
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Jemmy, Cammy, Cammi, Camia, Cama, Jamia, Jama, Jaima, Jemmie, Kama, Kamea, Kammi, Kymme, Kimmy, Kimme, Kimm
Variant forms: Gem, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Jemma, Jemsa
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1711
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 51705

Description

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.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Gemma.

Popularity

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

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