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Jeremiah Meaning


What does Jeremiah mean?

The name Jeremiah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Jeremiah is "G-d will exalt, appointed by G-d".

Jeremiah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Je-re-mi-ah.

The Given Name Jeremiah

Jeremiah is the anglicized form of the biblical Hebrew Yirmeyahu.

In the Bible, he is a great prophet of the 7th - 6th century BCE.

The name Jeremiah is often used as an anglicized form of the Gaelic Diarmaid and Diarmad.

It was a popular name with 17th century Puritans and is still popular amongst the Christian fundamentalists.

Jeremiah falls into the biblical name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jeremiah Attaochu, and Jeremiah Clarke.

Jeremiah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 65 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,561 occurrences. It ranked 10,074 in baby name popularity for girls with 10 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 63 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,840 occurrences. It ranked 14,859 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

Want to see how Jeremiah sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jeremiah Name Popularity Page.

Jeremiah Related Names

Jeremiah is a form of Yirmeyahu.

Variants of the name Jeremiah include Geremia, Geremiah, Geromi, Jeramiah, Jeremaiah, Jeremey, Jeremi, Jeremia, Jeremiel, Jeremija, Jereminah, Jeremyah, Jerimiah, Jerrimiah.

The names Hieremias, Jeremai, Jeremias, Jeremie, Jeremy, Jorma are all forms of Jeremiah.

Jeremiah has the diminutive (nickname) Jere.

Famous Jeremiahs

  • Jeremiah ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 12:10, 1 Chr. 12:13, 1 Chr. 12:4, 1 Chr. 5:24, 2 Kgs. 23:31, Jer. 1:1, Jer. 35:3), Saint
  • Jeremiah Attaochu ~ Football Player
  • Jeremiah Clarke ~ Musician
  • Jeremiah Masoli ~ Football Player
  • Jeremiah Poutasi ~ Football Player

Jeremiah Numerology

What will your new littleJeremiah be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jeremiah are often staid and grouchy but most of all they are read more >>

Jeremiah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jeremiah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jeremiah.

Just for fun, see the name Jeremiah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jeremiah in Nautical Flags page.