Gemma

Pronunciation: ge-hmma-h
Origin: Italy
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

Gemma is a girl's name of Latin origin, meaning "gem" or "jewel". It has been popular in England and Scotland, and its popularity has expanded to American shores. The name Gemma shares its namesake with an Italian saint, Gemma of Lucca, who was canonized in 1940 and is the patron of students, pharmacists, and parachutists. The name has been borne by notable figures such as Gemma Arterton, an English actress, and Gemma Chan, a British actress. The origin of the name Gemma can be traced back to medieval Italy, where it was used as a nickname meaning "gem" or "precious stone". The name was also borne by the wife of the 13th-century Italian poet Dante Alighieri. In addition to its Italian roots, the name Gemma has been adopted into English, Catalan, and Dutch cultures.

Gemma Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Gemma is currently #272 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Gemma is currently #137 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Gemma is currently #99 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-female Girl Nature: Gemma is currently #63 on Kiindred Girl Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Gemma is currently #269 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Gemma is currently #137 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Gemma

  • Gemma Arterton: Gemma Arterton is an English actress known for her roles in "Clash of the Titans," "Prince of Persia
  • Gemma Chan: Gemma Chan is a British actress known for her roles in "Crazy Rich Asians," "Captain Marvel," and "Eternals."
  • Gemma Ward: Gemma Ward is an Australian supermodel and actress known for her work in high fashion and her roles in films like "The Strangers" and "Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Gemma Whelan: Gemma Whelan is an English actress known for her role as Yara Greyjoy in the television series "Game of Thrones."