Given Name JEM

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JEM  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
VARIANTS: Jez, Jezza, Jamey, Jay, Jemmy, Jere, Jerry, Jim, Jae
DIMINUTIVES: Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub (Arabic), Hagop, Hakob (Armenian), Jakes (Basque), Jacob, James, Jeremiah, Jeremy (Biblical), Iakobos, Ieremias (Biblical Greek), Yaakov, Yirmiyahu (Biblical Hebrew), Hieremias, Iacobus (Biblical Latin), Yakov (Bulgarian), Jaume, Jaumet (Catalan), Jago (Cornish), Jakov, Jakša (Croatian), Jakub (Czech), Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe (Danish), Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos (Dutch), Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob (Estonian), Jákup (Faroese), Jeremias, Jorma, Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jarkko, Jarmo, Jere (Finnish), Jacques, Jérémie, Jacky (French), Iago, Xacobe, Xaime (Galician), Iakob, Koba (Georgian), Jakob, Jeremias, Jockel (German), Iakovos (Greek), Yakubu (Hausa), Iakopa, Kimo (Hawaiian), Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva (Hebrew), Jakab, Jákob (Hungarian), Jakob (Icelandic), Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas (Irish), Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo (Italian), Jacob (Jewish), Iacomus, Jacobus (Late Roman), Jokūbas (Lithuanian), Jakov (Macedonian), Hemi (Maori), Jacob, Jakob (Norwegian), Jakub, Kuba (Polish), Iago, Jaime, Jeremias, Jacó (Portuguese), Iacob (Romanian), Yakov, Yasha (Russian), Seumas, Jamie (Scottish), Jakov, Jakša (Serbian), Jakub (Slovak), Jakob, Jaka, Jaša (Slovene), Jacobo, Jaime, Jeremías, Yago (Spanish), Jacob, Jakob (Swedish), Yakup (Turkish), Yakiv (Ukrainian), Iago (Welsh)

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Anne of Green Gables characters, cartoon characters, Charles Dickens characters, diminutives, literature, Louisa May Alcott characters, Shadowhunters characters, television, TV show titles
Entry updated July 27, 2015