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March 6th, 2013 09:33 PM #1Senior Member
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What exactly is wrong with the name Jemima?
I LOVE the name Jemima. I love that it means "dove" and its connections with a lovely childhood story (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). I think nicknames Jem, Jemma, Mimi, and Mima are cute. I know a lot of people have problems with this name being offensive, and I have some idea of what this is about - but I have never seen anyone actually explain what is so wrong and offensive with Jemima.
March 6th, 2013 09:38 PM #3
Oh gosh, not another. Read this- http://nameberry.com/nametalk/thread...es-Jemima-work
Sorry, I don't mean to be rude, but save yourself the trouble of starting another one of these.
thomasina louise, percival hugh
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March 6th, 2013 10:01 PM #5
Matilda Sailor or Faye Matilda | Sylvie Winifred or Simon Atlas | Atlas Dov or Alice Violetta | Lucien Wilde or Lucinda Jane | Jane Lucinda or Jack Mariner | Marlowe Charles or Roscoe Thomas | Charles ' Charlie' Wallace or Marigold 'Maggie' Wynn | Eloise Lily or Elliot Darwin | Iris Cordelia or Thea Marina | Jasper Augustus or Juniper 'June' Lovelace | Julian Felix or Judah 'Jude' Reeve
Just a grad student dreaming ahead...
March 6th, 2013 10:29 PM #7Member
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- Mar 2013
I don't know. I'm Australian and love it but my two year old watches alot of Playschool and loves Jemima so I could never use it.Cassarah proud mummy bear to: Persephone Elizabeth Rose aka Persey aged 2
Step mummy to the darling Rhylee Isabella and Emmersyn Maree aged 5
Expecting baby number 4.
A girl will Juniper Cleo Sawyer aka Juno
A boy will be Tobias William Jack aka Toby
March 6th, 2013 10:39 PM #9Senior Member
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- Sep 2012
I would read the link other people have listed but want to note outside of the US Jemima is not a problem, in the US it's controversial and not usable to some of us.Josephine Athénaïs - Josephine Ivy - Myriam Athénaïs - Vivienne Josephine
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