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Gender: F Origin of Jem: Diminutive of Jemma or Jemima

There was an eighties cartoon queen named Jem (& The Holograms), and this is as likely to be a full name as a short form -- though we think most little girls deserve more than this bauble of a name.

Famous People Named Jem

Jem (born Jemma Griffiths), Welsh singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Jem

Jemima "Jem" Walker, character on British TV series "In the Flesh"
Jem Costello, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Jem aka Jerrica Benton, main character in animated series "Jem and the Holograms,"