US Popularity:14728
Meaning:Gem; Dove
Lucky you, you’ve found the crown jewel of unique baby names. Given to both boys and girls, Jem is a name meaning “gem” or “dove” and may also be used as a shortened version of James or Jemima. You may recognize this name for the beloved 10-year-old boy in the much-loved book To Kill a Mockingbird. This English name is a rare gem in a sea of overused names and is sure to have your little one standing out from the crowd.

Jem Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Jem is currently #14728 in U.S. births
Boy:Jem is currently #10145 in U.S. births
Girl:Jem is currently #16156 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1830
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

Search Gender-Neutral Baby Names

Search by:

  • Name or Meaning
  • Filter
  • Letter