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Jeremy Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \j(e)-re-my\
Number in U.S 👶 440,000
Rate in 2021 421
Numerology 🔢 4
Name origin 🌍 English

Jeremy Name Meaning

Meaning and originality:

Jeremy is the anglicized version of Jeremiah. Jeremiah itself comes from the Hebrew name Yirmeyah which means “appointed by God”. Jeremiah is borne in the Bible and Old Testament. Jeremiah is usually referred to as the weeping prophet.  He is given this name because of his subject matter. It is possible to say that he had the saddest story in the Bible. He was sent by god to prophesize the destruction Jerusalem by Babylonians. Jeremiah was forced to see this horrible faith while he knew that it could have been avoided if people would follow him and his orders. Jeremy's introductions and popularity in the English-speaking countries happened in the 20th century.

Here are some famous people named Jeremy:

Jeremy Camp (Christian musician)
Jeremy Irons (actor)
Jeremy London (actor)

What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name him Jeremy?

You are a very important member of the society. You have a great sense of structure which makes and excellent choice for managing enterprises. As an employee you have certain features which make you great these features include: stable, practical, and disciplined. You are not impulsive. Before starting any activity, you think it through very carefully. You can easily turn ideas into reality.

You want to be a leader. You don’t like to be told what to do and that is why you want to be the boss. You are very good at finding new solutions for old problems. You can come up with ideas on the spot. Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You try to stay away from needy and idle people.


Justice is all that matters to you. You want to restore fairness and balance in everything. It makes you happy to be a good friend for someone else. You mostly would like to be the leader and not the follower.

How do people react to you?

People see you as someone who is full of life. Someone who is uplifting, inspiring, and charming. You make parties come to life because you are lively and intelligent. People believe that you are very attractive. You look way younger than your actual age and love elegant clothes and jewelry. You have a great sense of humor.

People generally look at this name as being wholesome, strong, and natural.

Lucky colors: All shades of gray and bright blues

Lucky day(s): Thursday


Jeremy made its debut in the U.S popularity charts in 1942. After that it made a slow but constant move upward and ultimately in the 1970 makes it to the list of the top 100 most popular names for boys in the U.S. From 1970 to 1995, for 25 straight years, Jeremy made it among the top 50 names. The height of popularity for Jeremy was in the 1970s when it would average a top 20 position in the charts. Today, those glory days are past and Jeremy has declined a little bit.

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2/25/2023 10:26:10 PM

My boyfriends name is Jeremy. Ahh I love his name a lot he's freaking cute asf also.??

2/23/2023 10:14:18 PM

jeremy is a great named discoverd by hebrews.. who was appointed by god

2/12/2023 10:16:36 AM

I'm also named Jeremy. Always had other people pronounce my name and spelled it wrong (who the heck spells it Jeramy?). Little kids always pronounced my name wrong by calling me Germany when addressing me. Still like my name though.

1/26/2023 3:03:40 PM

My name is Jeremy and I have always wondered why I don't know any older people, born before the mid 70s, named Jeremy. It'seems like a trend that was popular in the 70s and 80s.

1/11/2023 12:24:08 PM

This is my puppies name.... I was always told it meant Marijuana but I loved the name'so much I didn't care :)

1/3/2023 4:36:26 PM

People spell it wrong all the time. They write "Jermey or Jeremey" all the time. It's annoying.

12/5/2022 4:20:06 AM

My name is Jeremy but when introducing myself sometime people misshear of I'misspronounce it myself

12/3/2022 5:54:02 AM

My name is Jeremy. My father-in-law (and a lot of other people) call me "Jerry" because they hear it wrong, or they shorten it to "Jer" which I hate. As a result I find myself pronouncing it "Jair-uh-mee" when introducing myself. People have a very difficult time spelling it.

11/28/2022 3:06:16 PM

i've met quite a few Jeremy's and they all are very emotional and touchy. I suggest that if you don't want to have to tip-toe around your child, Jeremy Isn't the name for you. However, I think It'sounds pretty to say.

11/21/2022 12:38:56 PM

I named my son Jeremy and i think is a cute name for him it fits him just perfectly!!

11/5/2022 7:17:44 PM

I love by boyfriend who's name is Jeremy. he's such a sweetheart. It's a great name.

8/31/2022 3:47:06 AM

i named all 10 kids jeremy..because jeremy jeremy was jesus best friend

7/8/2022 11:27:54 AM

No problems here being named Jeremy. Had a lot of people sing "Jeremiah was a Bullfrog" to me when I was younger. It has become more common in America. It has been around in Britain for some time.

7/3/2022 6:55:12 PM

my boyfriend's name is Jeremy and i LOVE this name :) :)

3/31/2022 6:38:06 AM

I love the name Jeremy. Thats my husbands name and mine is Jessica our goal is to name 1 of our kids Jeremy Jr ,and rest with names begining with the letter J and people with j names are all hot

1/31/2022 8:02:42 AM

Jeremy is my husbands name, and I absolutly love it! It'suits him perfect, and he's not annoying at all! We call him Jer or Jerm for short. I love this name. All the Jeremy's i've known in my life have been so so hott! LOL. Such a great name!

1/1/2022 8:45:00 PM

Every experience I had with the name "Jeremy" sucked! Ha!

12/14/2021 8:58:30 AM

They always pronounce it wrong, or mishear it for Vanessa.

12/9/2021 2:36:00 PM

Sigh I have a crush named jeremy pincay he had brown hair . I always loved this name. he's a nice playful jockey player kind of guy

10/14/2021 9:47:06 PM

I think the name Jeremy is a very strong name and would be great for both a little boy and a grown man. I know a guy named Jeremy who is very outgoing, but also has a very sweet side to him. I always have pictured someone named Jeremy with dark brown hair and bright blue eyes. It's a very handsome name, and i hope to name one of my children Jeremy someday.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Jeremy?
The origin of the name Jeremy is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Jeremy?
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*️⃣ How many people are named Jeremy?
Almost 440000 people are named Jeremy.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Jeremy?
The names of Josue, Jerry, Jair, Jairo, Miroslaw