- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “dove.”
Examples from the Web for jemima
Kirke, the 23-year-old younger sister of Girls star Jemima Kirke, is a good example of that herself.‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music
December 23, 2014
Jemima Khan, nee Goldsmith, is the daughter of one of Britain's richest men, Sir Jimmy Goldsmith, who died in 1997.Masseuse Claims Assault by Russell Brand
August 2, 2014
Playing Jessa is both a blessing and a curse for Jemima Kirke.Jemima Kirke Is More Than Just a ‘Girl’
March 27, 2014
No, we have not eaten out a closeted lesbian in a rehab facility, as Jessa (Jemima Kirke) does in the premiere.The New Season of ‘Girls’ Is Just Good. Can We Handle That?
January 9, 2014
Other guests included Tom Ford and Jemima Khan, European editor-at-large of the magazine.Pippa Middleton at London Vanity Fair Party
May 16, 2013
"You are coming with me, Jemima," said Mr. Downie Meek to his daughter.Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
There had been no improvement in the relations between Aunt Jemima and the child.
“You are a saucy minx,” Miss Jemima was saying, in her sharpest tones.
In a moment Miss Jemima had forgotten her insubordinate cook.
Now, sir,” he resumed, “Jemima advises me to engage a secretary.
Word Origin and History for jemima
fem. personal name, biblical daughter of Job, from Hebrew Yemimah, literally "dove" (cf. Arabic yamama). The Aunt Jemima ready-mix food product in U.S. dates from 1889.