Gemma: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Said to be a medieval Italian nickname that means “gem” or “precious stone,” this name has just gained popularity in the U.S. within the past few years.   RELATEDUnique Middle Names For Your One-Of-A-Kind Baby Girl


Gem, Emma, Gemmie, Emmy.

Famous people named Gemma:

Actresses Gemma Arterton and Gemma Atkinson; singer-songwriter Gemma Hayes; Gemma Weiss, YouTube star (and baby).

Fun fact:

Gemma is the traditional name for the binary star Alpha Coronae Borealis in the constellation of Corona Borealis, so if being named for a precious stone isn’t enough to make your kid love her name, throw this fact her way.

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