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Gemma Family History

Gemma Name Meaning
Italian (Tuscany and throughout the south): from the popular medieval female personal name Gemma (from gemma ‘gem’, ‘precious stone’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

8,903 Historical Documents with Gemma on Ancestry.com
5,106 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
334 Military Records
739 Immigration Records
1,412 Census and Voter Lists
1,312 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gemma Families

  • Number of Gemma families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gemma last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gemma census records

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Gemma Family Origin

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Gemma Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gemma

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Gemma Family Occupations

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Military Service by Gemma

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