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Jemima (F)>

Jemima (female)

Variants:Jemina (F) Jemmina (F)
Diminutive(s):Jemma (F)
Pet Name(s):Mima (F)
Can be spelt:Gemima (F) Jemimah (F)
Masculine form:James (M)
Source(s): The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG
Notes: English, from Hebrew "dove". This was the name of Job's first daughter; OT Job 42:13-15. It was popular in the 19th century and has remained in occasional use since then.