"precious stone"

Gemma Origin and Meaning

The name Gemma is girl's name of Italian origin meaning "precious stone".
Gemma is a jewel of a name, an Italian classic that was very popular in 1980s England, but has only recently been started to be used here; it entered the list in 2008.

Coming from a medieval Italian nickname for a precious gem, Gemma was the name of Dante's wife and was borne by a nineteenth century saint.

Gemma is the name of the character played by Katey Sagal on Sons of Anarchy, and actress Catherine Bell has a daughter called Gemma, as does Kristin Davis.

Bottom line: A stylish cousin of Emma and Jenna.
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Famous People Named Gemma

  • Saint (Maria) Gemma Umberta Pia GalganiItalian mystic
  • Gemma di Manetto Donatiwife of Italian poet Dante Alighieri
  • (Jennifer) Gemma JonesEnglish actress
  • Gemma Christina ArtertonEnglish actress
  • Gemma HayesIrish singer,songwriter of the band The Cake Sale
  • Gemma Louise WardAustralian supermodel, and actress
  • Gemma Louise AtkinsonEnglish actress
  • Gemma Rose Foo Jen (b. 1996)Singaporean Paralympian
  • Gemma StylesEnglish model, older sister of singer Harry Styles
  • Gemma BissixEnglish actress
  • Gemma BondEnglish ballerina
  • Gemma ChanChinese,British actress, and model
  • Gemma CollinsEnglish TV personality
  • Gemma Craven (born Rita Gemma Gabriel)Irish actress
  • Gemma EtheridgeAustralian rugby player
  • Gemma FilesCanadian horror writer
  • Gemma JacksonEnglish TV production designer
  • Gemma HusseyIrish politician
  • Gemma Ann MernaEnglish model
  • Gemma PranitaThai,Australian actress
  • Gemma RayEnglish musician
  • Gemma SandersonAustralian model
  • Gemma StaffordYouTube chef, and baker
  • Gemma Elizabeth WhelanEnglish actress
  • Gemma Pecorini Goodalldaughter of actress Caroline Goodall and director Nicola Pecorini
  • Gemma Rose Owen (b. 2003)daughter of footballer Michael Owen
  • Gemma Bell (b. 2003)daughter of actress Catherine Bell and Adam Beason
  • Gemma Rose Davis (adopted 2011)daughter of actress Kristin Davis
  • Gemma Elena Fink (b. 2014)daughter of singers Rebecca St. James and Jacob Fink of Foster the People
  • Gemma Greer (b.2006) Australian singeractor, and model

Gemma in Pop Culture

  • Gemmacharacter on "Hex"
  • GemmaRanger Silver on "Power Rangers: RPM"
  • Gemmacharacter in "Stolen" by Lucy Christopher
  • Gemma Brogancharacter on "Junk"
  • Gemma Castleroycharacter on "Reign"
  • Gemma Doylecharacter in Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba Bray
  • Gemma Fishercharacter on "Gracepoint"
  • Gemma T. Lesliecharacter in "Fangirl" by Rainbow Rowell
  • Gemma Mildurycharacter in "The Space Gypsy Adventures" radio series
  • Gemma Teller Morrowcharacter on "Sons of Anarchy"
  • Gemma Ramsaycharacter on "Neighbours"
  • Gemma "Gem" Reevescharacter on "Neighbours"
  • Gemma Urielcharacter in "Skyrim"
  • Gemma Warrencharacter in "The Gadfly" by Ethel Lilian Voynich
  • Gemma Wildecharacter on "Holby City"
  • "Gemma" song by Songs To Wear Pants To
  • Gemmafashion shoe brand
  • Gemma Simmonscharacter on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."