About JemimaGo back to names list
Jemima is a very traditional name that is perfect for any parent looking for a name full of rich history. However, it can be made to sound quite fresh and modern with its many nick name options.
In the Old Testament, Jemima was the eldest daughter of Job. Although its peak of popularity was in the 19th century, it is still used today.
Famous People With This Name
Jemima Goldsmith is a British journalist and campaigner who edits “New Statesmen” and “Vanity Fair.” Jemima Kirke is a British actress known for her role on the television show, “Girls.” Jemima Blackburn was a 19th century Scottish painter.
Possible nicknames for Jemima include Jem, Jemmy/Jemmi, Jemma, JemJem or even Mima.
Jemima can also be spelt Gemima and Jemimah.
Stories Featuring This Name
Jemima is one of the cat characters on the musical, “Cats.” Jemima Potts is a character in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” Jemima is the main character in the children’s book “The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck” by Beatrix Potter.
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