Name Jemima Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jemima


Jemima is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jemima?

Jemima is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. She is the oldest one of the three daughters of Job, her sisters are called Keziah and Keren-Happuch. They were the most beautiful women in the land.

What does the name Jemima mean?

Jemima means “dove” (from Hebrew “jəmîmāh/יְמִימָה” or Arabic “yamama/الحمامة”). Besides, Jemima means “like the day” or “bright as day” (from Hebrew “jom/יום” = day/daylight).

Pronunciation of Jemima

Variants of the name Jemima

Jemimah Yemima

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Popularity of the name Jemima

The name Jemima is ranked #7465 overall.

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