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PronouncedPron.JEM-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
VariantsJez, Jezza, Jamey, Jay, Jem, Jere, Jerry, Jim, Jae
DiminutivesJimi, Jimmie, Jimmy
Other Languages & CulturesYakub, 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
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Charles Dickens characters, diminutives
Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute