Diminutive of Jemma or Jemima
"gem; dove"

Jem Origin and Meaning

The name Jem is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "gem; dove".
There was an eighties cartoon queen named Jem (& The Holograms), and this is as likely to be a full name as a short form – deriving from Jemma, Jemima or Jameela.

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Famous People Named Jem

  • Jemstage name of Jemma Griffiths, Welsh singer,songwriter

Jem in Pop Culture

  • Jemima "Jem" Walkercharacter on British TV series "In the Flesh"
  • Jem Costellocharacter on British soap "Hollyoaks"
  • Jema character in Rachel Ward's Numbers
  • Jem aka Jerrica Bentonmain character in animated series "Jem and the Holograms,"