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GenderFeminine
Scriptsיְמִימָה Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.jə-MIE-mə English
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesYemima Biblical Hebrew Yemima Hebrew

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute