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Subject: Or a feminine form of James (m)
Author: Miranda   (Authenticated as Randee15)
Date: August 28, 2004 at 7:46:42 PM
Reply to: Re: desperate.... by Lala
Since Jem was an old (male) nn for James. Jemmie / Jemmy was another nn of James in the Middle Ages. (Incidentally, I believe Jemmie and Jem eventually gave rise to our modern Jimmy and Jim.)

Jemma could be a feminine form of either Jem or Jemmie.


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