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This can also be a short form of Jeremy, as in Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The main character's brother is named Jeremy Atticus Finch, but he's called Jem.
-- WeloveyouJesseLacey  11/9/2005
I believe this name can also be used for girls, although it isn't very usual.
-- angelsariel  12/31/2005
There's a famous female singer called Jem.
-- angelsariel  12/31/2005
One of the children of Anne of Green Gables (+ Gilbert Blythe) is named Jem.
-- Anonymous User  1/23/2006
Jem could also be used as a nickname for Jemima.
-- Silversliver  5/16/2006
Jem is *truly* outrageous! (If Jem is your name, then no one else is the same.) (sorry, I can't stop singing the eighties' cartoon anthems)
-- Anonymous User  7/9/2006
Also short for Jeremy.
-- Anonymous User  10/23/2006
Like this way better than Jim.
-- YMPvt  3/20/2007
In Judith Lennox's novel "Middlemere", Romy Cole's (the leading character) brother is called Jem.
-- LoQuiero  11/11/2007
Come on, Come on and be a Jem Girl! Jem, Jem is my name!
This is the name of the lead character from the 1980's Hasbro series 'Jem and the Holograms'.
-- tradingnames  4/8/2008
OK. First GIRLY! I like this name as a shortened GIRL name! Maybe for Gemma and spell it gem! If this is your name sorry, but gem is a jewel and it isn't very manly :o It can lead to nicknames. Sorry. Spoke the truth.
-- Anonymous User  5/21/2009
This name looks ugly and too much like the word "gem", which will lead to teasing. Maybe it would work as a nickname for Jeremy, but as a legal name it sounds silly.
-- bananarama  9/21/2009
I always found it funny how Jem's real name was Jeremy, as that name was very rarely used when the book was written.
-- Anonymous User  3/25/2013
Jem Carstairs is a character in The Infernal Devices series, the prequel trilogy to The Mortal Instruments.
-- jay_982  5/7/2014
Jem Black, Ward, Belcher and Mace were all bare knuckle fighters form the early 1900's. Jem Finer writes/wrote music for The Pouges. Jem Stansfield presents science for the BBC. It is most definitely a boys name being a shortening of Jeremy or, in earlier times James.
-- PJ156  7/12/2014

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