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Would the name Gemma get confused with Jenna or Emma too much?

Also which spelling Jemma or Gemma I have seen it spelled both ways.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:12 AM on Apr. 23, 2013 in Baby Names

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  • Spell it with a J
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:13 AM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • I wouldn't think so.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:15 AM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • I have a Gemma (spelled with a G, which is the traditional spelling). Jemma will be confused with Jenna. The only time my DD is called "Emma" is when someone said her name and they couldn't hear well or weren't paying attention. The only problem I sometimes encounter are people who idiotically pronounce it wrong. Instead of Gem-ah, they'll say Gim-mah (like Gimme). It's annoying but, I'm in TX so, I think that's part of it. They get it after I say "like a gem".
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 11:20 AM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • Gemma is a lovely olde worlde name. no way would I confuse it with either of the other two and I wouldn't spoil it by trying to modernize it with a "J" - that would just make it banal ... JMO
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 11:44 AM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • I like Gemma, i don't think anyone would confuse it with either one.
    Rubysarmiento

    Answer by Rubysarmiento at 12:08 PM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • Gemma is fine.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 12:50 PM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • One of my friends name is Jemma.. we never confused it for any other names.
    anestheticsex

    Answer by anestheticsex at 1:05 PM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • I think it looks better spelled Gemma. I wouldn't confuse it with Jenna or Emma.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 2:51 PM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • I don't think it would get confused. It's a beautiful name.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:56 PM on Apr. 23, 2013

  • Pretty name and I like it better with a "G"
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 4:09 PM on Apr. 23, 2013

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