Gemma name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin and Italian
Usage: English, German, Italian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Gemma JEM-mah
Meaning: Jewel, The Precious Stone, Gem and Gemstone
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What does Gemma mean?

Prominent Gemma is originated from Italian and Latin is used primarily in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, Italian, Finnish and German is a baby girl name, Gemma means "Jewel, Precious Stone, Gem or Gemstone".

Gemma is Italian equivalent of Latin Gemma = Gem, Precious Stone. The name is celebrated on April 11th.

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How do I pronounce Gemma?

You can pronounce the one syllabled name Gemma as JEM-mah. The pronunciation choose to emphasis on first JEM syllable. Some people pronounce it as jem-ah or ge(m)-ma.

Variants of Gemma


Nicknames for Gemma

The given name Gemma has plenty of nicknames like:

Middle Names for Gemma

Shyanne, Peggie, Jnae, Larissa, Hae, view more middle names that goes with Gemma

Names that rhyme with Gemma

How popular is the name Gemma?

Gemma is a popular in United States where over 15027 new-borns have been given the name since 1904. Recently peaking at the charts, the moniker grabbed the 229th spot and 1369 baby girls were given the name.

In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 9 times Also, Gemma was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 8260 babies have been given the given name in 23 years.

At its zenith in 1996, 1261 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 50th position. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names 1 times

In Ireland, Gemma was once a common name since emerging in 1964 it has been given to over 3503 babies.

At its zenith in 1992,. However after 56 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Gemma was a common name in Spain. Over 727 babies have been named Gemma since 2002.

At its zenith in 2002,. After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, In New South Wales, Gemma was once a common name since emerging in 1984 it has been given to over 2482 babies.

When at its peak in 1991,. After 25 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Gemma is a familiar baby name in Queensland, it had been in use since 1984 and was last seen in 2010, during its 23 years of usage, it was able to reach the top 100 names.

In 1993, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 54 on girl names chart when 78 babies were given the name Gemma. Over 1251 babies in Queensland have been named Gemma.

Also, in Victoria, in just 4 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. In 2008, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 63 on girl names chart when 81 babies were given the name Gemma.

There are over 270 babies that have been given the name Gemma in Victoria.

Gemma is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1907 and was able to reach the top 600 names.

In 1937, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 513 on girl names chart when 29 babies were named Gemma. There are over 529 babies that have been given the name Gemma in France.

Gemma is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland, even after 21 years of use, it could not make it big. There are over 182 babies that have been given the name Gemma in Switzerland.

Also, it is uncommon in Belgium, where it has been in use since 1995 and peaked in 2006 when it ranked 844th.

However things change on global perspective, Gemma is extremely popular in Philippines where every 1 in 700 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in England, Italy, Australia, Wales, Mexico and Scotland. At least, 370000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Gemma in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Gemma

You are your own person who likes to live on the edge. You take calculated risks but sometimes you let spontaneity surprise you. Having this letter as your capstone reveals your self-consumption and self-absorption. You are hard to read but once someone gets close to you, you allow the person to manipulate you on purpose in order to see how he or she will treat you thinking they have power over you.

Go through the following names similar to Gemma

  •  Verah - Outlandish and Modern girl name Verah means "One who Brings Victory and Summer" is originated from Latin language. Verah is resulted from Vera.
  •  Vítor is used in Portuguese came from Latin, Vítor means "Victory or The Victor" is bestowed upon boys
  •  Emmy - Durable and Commonly Accepted Emmy is used dominantly in Swedish, Faroese and German is rooted from Germanic and Latin aimed at both boys and girls, Emmy means "God with Us or Universal"
  •  Sylvian - The uncommon unisex name Sylvian is originated from English-American and Latin used in Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish languages, Sylvian means "Forest"
  •  Theoderich is used in Latinized and German is rooted from Gothic used as a boy name, Theoderich means "Folk or Reiks"

Sibling Names for Gemma

Looking for a sibling name to complement your sweet baby girl, Gemma? We've got you covered! Below are some lovely baby names that pair well with Gemma, from classic choices to modern options that are sure to inspire you.

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Famous people named Gemma

  • Gemma Frisius, Dutch physician, mathematician, cartographer
  • Gemma O'Connor, Irish mystery writer born in Dublin in 1940
  • Gemma Galgani, Italian mystic
  • Gemma D'Arcy, was born in Cumbria in November 1983
  • Gemma Jones, English character actress on both stage and screen
  • Gemma Hussey, former Irish Fine Gael politician
  • Gemma Ward, Australian supermodel and actress
  • Gemma Atkinson, English actress and former glamour model
  • Gemma Hayes, Irish musician, singer-songwriter and composer
  • Gemma Files, Canadian horror writer, journalist
  • Gemma Craven, Irish actress
  • Gemma Fox, English UK garage, R&B and hip hop singer
  • Gemma Tumelty, British Labour Party and Trades Union activist
  • Gemma Bissix, English actress
  • Gemma Cruz-Araneta, Filipino politician, writer, director
  • Gemma Cuervo, Spanish TV, cinema and theatre actress
  • Gemma Hunt, CBBC presenter
  • Gemma Merna, English actress, model and yoga teacher
  • Gemma Sutton in Care Less as Actress
  • Gemma Bishop in Glory Daze as Actress
  • Gemma Nguyen in Unexpected Guests as Actress
  • Gemma Page in Topsy-Turvy as Actress
  • Gemma Cairney in Episode #1.1 as
  • Gemma Atherton in Shipwrecked III as
  • Gemma Brió in Episode #9.57 as Actress
  • Gemma Dadourian in The Dark Knight Rises as Miscellaneous Crew
  • Gemma Aston in Love Actually as Actress
  • Gemma Kaye in Suing the Devil as Actress
  • Gemma Mengual Civil is a Spanish synchronized swimmer, considered during her career, one of the sports flag of Spanish sport.
  • Gemma Arquer is credited as writer of movie Cartas de amor de una monja
  • Gemma Dyllen played the critical character of Carly Moss in 2007 action and drama flick Dolphins.
  • Gemma De Ferrari, from 1929 drama and musical flick Napule e Surriento, who characterized N.
  • Gemma Termes Prat, from 1980 comedy and drama flick La guerra de los niños, who played Gemma.
  • In 2018, Gemma Chan characterized the role of Astrid Young Teo in comedy and drama flick Crazy Rich Asians.
  • In 2016, Gemma Brockis characterized the role of Lexi in drama movie No Light and No Land Anywhere.
  • In horror flick, The Contents, Gemma Forsyth played Amy Dwyer.
  • In 2010, Gemma Arterton played the role of Tamina in action and adventure film Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
  • Gemma Woods played the critical role of Kerry in 2011 horror and mystery flick Till Sunset.
  • In 1919 movie, Rocambole, Gemma Bosini characterized N.
  • In 1919, Gemma Vitti characterized the role of N In movie Il girotondo degli undici lancieri.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Instituto Nacional de Estadística,
  5. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  6. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  7. Office fédéral de la statistique,
  8. Births Deaths And Marriages Victoria,
  9. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
  10. NSW Government,
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