Gemma Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Gemma:
A borrowing from the Latin, Gemma is taken from gemma (precious stone, jewel).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Gemma is the traditional name for the binary star Alpha Coronae Borealis in the constellation of Corona Borealis.
Valuable jewel; precious gem
- Famous real-life people named Gemma
Gemma Galgani (b. 1878), Catholic Saint from Italy
Gemma Jones (b. 1942), actress from England
Gemma Craven (b. 1950), Irish actress
Gemma Hayes (b. 1977), Irish musician, singer-songwriter and composer
Gemma Arterton (b. 1986), actress from England
Gemma Ward (b. 1987), model/actress from Australia
Gemma Rose Foo (b. 1996), Singapore Para-Equestrian athlete
Gemma (b. 2003), daughter of American actress Catherine Bell
Gemma Rose (b. 2011), daughter of American actress Kristin Davis
- Gemma in song, story & screen
Gemma Honeycutt: character in the movie "Fool's Gold" played by Alexis Dziena
Gemma Smith was the name of the heroine in the 1932 Errol Flynn movie "Escape Me Never."
Gemma Doyle; main character in Libba Bray's "A Great and Terrible Beauty" trilogy
Gemma is Ranger Operator Series Silver in Power Rangers RPM (2009)
Gemma Teller Morrow: character played by Katey Sagal in 'Sons of Anarchy'
Gemma Butler: character played by Tara Summers on 'Ringer'
Gemma Edgewood a character who appeared in Hospital Drama Casualty with her sister Tara.
Gemma Morrison: character on Waking the Dead. Portrayed by Michelle Dockery
Jemma Simmons: character on Marvel's Agents of Shield
Gemma Hendrix: daughter of Alison Hendrix, characters on Orphan Black
Lady Gemma, character in Dragon Flight by Anne McCaffrey