Gemma Name Meaning & Origin

Gemma

Pronunciation: JEHM-mə (key)

Origin of the name Gemma:

A borrowing from the Latin, Gemma is taken from gemma (precious stone, jewel).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Gem, Jemma

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Gemma likes to lick bums in her spare time (a boy from Leeds) he’s short))

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People always call gemma Jenna and it hurts my feelings )))):

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gemmy

gemstone

Meanings and history of the name Gemma: | Edit

Gemma is the traditional name for the binary star Alpha Coronae Borealis in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

Valuable jewel; precious gem

Famous real-life people named Gemma: | Edit

Gemma Galgani (b. 1878), Catholic Saint from Italy
Gemma Jones (b. 1942), actress from England
Gemma Craven (b. 1950), Irish actress
Gemma Hayes (b. 1977), Irish musician, singer-songwriter and composer
Gemma Arterton (b. 1986), actress from England
Gemma Ward (b. 1987), model/actress from Australia
Gemma Rose Foo (b. 1996), Singapore Para-Equestrian athlete
Gemma (b. 2003), daughter of American actress Catherine Bell
Gemma Rose (b. 2011), daughter of American actress Kristin Davis

Gemma in song, story & screen: | Edit

Gemma Honeycutt: character in the movie "Fool's Gold" played by Alexis Dziena
Gemma Smith was the name of the heroine in the 1932 Errol Flynn movie "Escape Me Never."
Gemma Doyle; main character in Libba Bray's "A Great and Terrible Beauty" trilogy
Gemma is Ranger Operator Series Silver in Power Rangers RPM (2009)
Gemma Teller Morrow: character played by Katey Sagal in 'Sons of Anarchy'
Gemma Butler: character played by Tara Summers on 'Ringer'
Gemma Edgewood a character who appeared in Hospital Drama Casualty with her sister Tara.
Gemma Morrison: character on Waking the Dead. Portrayed by Michelle Dockery
Jemma Simmons: character on Marvel's Agents of Shield
Gemma Hendrix: daughter of Alison Hendrix, characters on Orphan Black
Lady Gemma, character in Dragon Flight by Anne McCaffrey

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