Jemima

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Hebrew יְמִימָה (yemima) = 'dove' (bird) [1]

Dove
Dove
Image by Felix Abraham,[2]
licensed as public domain

Related Names

Jemima
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Jemime
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Danish Greenlandic Norwegian
Yemima
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Danish Swedish

See also Jemina, Jemi

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jemimuson Faroe Islands

Female

Jemimudóttir Faroe Islands

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jemima
Genitive: Jemimas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Jemima
Accusative: Jemimu
Dative: Jemimu
Genitive: Jemimu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jemima
Genitive: Jemiman
Partitive: Jemimaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jemima
Genitive: Jemimas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jemima
Genitive: Jemimas

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Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Bible

  • Jemima is the oldest daughter of Iob in the Old Testament

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
96 164 96 164 0 0
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
100
n.a.
100 0 0
Norway Norway[5]
32
n.a.
32
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
26
n.a.
26
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Jemima.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Felix Abraham, source & license
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/