Given Name JEMIMA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: יְמִימָה (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: jə-MIE-mə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "dove" in Hebrew. This was the oldest of the three daughters of Job in the Old Testament. As an English name, Jemima first became common during the Puritan era.

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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yemima (Biblical Hebrew), Yemima (Hebrew)