Given Name JEM

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

Meaning & History

Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).

Categories

Anne of Green Gables characters, cartoon characters, diminutives, literature, Shadowhunters characters, television, TV show titles
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)
Entry updated July 27, 2015