Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. JEHM-ma(Italian) ZHEHM-mə(Catalan) JEHM-ə(English) GHEH-ma(Dutch)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Medieval Italian nickname meaning "gem, precious stone". It was borne by the wife of the 13th-century Italian poet Dante Alighieri.

Related Names

VariantJemma(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesGema(Spanish)


People think this name is

upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange  

Name Days

Spain: April 11


Entry updated December 7, 2022