Gemma

Gemma - A very unique female name



  May 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gemma, meaning precious stone, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1048. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gemma and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gemma? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gemma. The baby girl name Gemma was given to 985 baby girls in 2012, ranking #314 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,435 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gemma peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 314.



Famous with this name

Gemma Arterton
Giuliano Gemma
Gemma Chan


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Rating: 5/5 (9 people)


Gemma is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gemma is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #125 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #544.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gemma is where you live.


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Gemma origin and meaning

Gemma is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means precious stone. To see famous people named Gemma, pop culture references for the name Gemma and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gemma

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gemma, sorted by popularity.

Gina / Gianna / Gwen / Gena / Giana / Ginny / Gene / Genna / Gema / Gianni /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012314
2011359
2010452
2009567
2008898
20071235
20061173
20051115
20041366
20031300
20021180
20011293
20001779
19991298
19981479
19972389
19961868
19951596
19941810
19931585
19922713
19912032
19901945
19892507
19882295
19872048
19862308
19852647
19842093
19832050
19822681
19812211
19802034
19793206
19782751
19762091
19752898
19742493
19722698
19712763
19702494
19662090
19651693
19641748
19631563
19622382
19611839
19601709
19591392
19571736
19561545
19552143
19542110
19521457
19511674
19501204
19491330
19481474
19401483
19351664
19331647
19311504
19271913
19251185
19241283
19231238
19221402
19211695
19201284
19191321
19181506
19171334
19161723
19151129
1914961
19121048

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada125
North Dakota145
Nebraska164
New Hampshire214
Maine215
West Virginia219
Massachusetts225
Minnesota230
Colorado239
Kansas241
Washington242
Missouri243
Pennsylvania248
Utah249
Wisconsin249
New York272
Indiana275
Oklahoma283
Louisiana288
California291
Idaho301
Oregon304
Ohio317
Arizona317
New Jersey318
Illinois347
Tennessee354
Maryland355
Florida357
Michigan359
Virginia364
Arkansas369
North Carolina370
Connecticut378
Iowa414
Kentucky414
South Carolina435
Texas482
Georgia544

Even more about Gemma


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gemma a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gemma?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gemma
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,435
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +985

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