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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, a character in Rachel Ward's Numbers
Jem aka Jerrica Benton, main character in animated series "Jem and the Holograms,"