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Jeremiah

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God will Uplift
  • #407 All Time
  • #56 in 2014
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430k Jeremy (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Jeremiah" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 37 0 37
1881 34 0 34
1882 33 0 33
1883 37 0 37
1884 38 0 38
1885 40 0 40
1886 40 0 40
1887 38 0 38
1888 34 0 34
1889 42 0 42
1890 35 0 35
1891 32 0 32
1892 33 0 33
1893 29 0 29
1894 28 0 28
1895 28 0 28
1896 43 0 43
1897 31 0 31
1898 30 0 30
1899 24 0 24
1900 43 0 43
1901 21 0 21
1902 29 0 29
1903 24 0 24
1904 35 0 35
1905 27 0 27
1906 22 0 22
1907 22 0 22
1908 23 0 23
1909 25 0 25
1910 35 0 35
1911 37 0 37
1912 57 0 57
1913 79 0 79
1914 83 0 83
1915 76 0 76
1916 109 0 109
1917 104 0 104
1918 105 0 105
1919 121 0 121
1920 129 0 129
1921 129 0 129
1922 128 0 128
1923 124 0 124
1924 125 0 125
1925 128 0 128
1926 115 0 115
1927 137 0 137
1928 112 0 112
1929 115 0 115
1930 126 0 126
1931 114 0 114
1932 122 0 122
1933 111 0 111
1934 122 0 122
1935 112 0 112
1936 108 0 108
1937 109 0 109
1938 110 0 110
1939 104 0 104
1940 119 0 119
1941 121 0 121
1942 130 0 130
1943 121 0 121
1944 100 0 100
1945 118 0 118
1946 117 0 117
1947 130 0 130
1948 140 0 140
1949 163 0 163
1950 163 0 163
1951 150 0 150
1952 176 0 176
1953 142 0 142
1954 171 0 171
1955 166 0 166
1956 162 0 162
1957 185 0 185
1958 150 0 150
1959 155 0 155
1960 150 0 150
1961 128 0 128
1962 128 0 128
1963 139 0 139
1964 122 0 122
1965 102 0 102
1966 129 0 129
1967 128 0 128
1968 131 0 131
1969 159 0 159
1970 217 0 217
1971 322 0 322
1972 343 0 343
1973 772 7 765
1974 1,306 11 1,295
1975 1,668 15 1,653
1976 2,887 13 2,874 #92 boy name
1977 4,186 35 4,151 #69 boy name
1978 3,466 25 3,441 #81 boy name
1979 3,748 28 3,720 #81 boy name
1980 4,128 31 4,097 #76 boy name
1981 3,925 31 3,894 #77 boy name
1982 3,356 28 3,328 #89 boy name
1983 2,874 28 2,846 #100 boy name
1984 2,795 21 2,774
1985 2,554 18 2,536
1986 2,396 15 2,381
1987 2,151 16 2,135
1988 2,206 16 2,190
1989 2,145 0 2,145
1990 2,011 5 2,006
1991 2,103 9 2,094
1992 1,946 8 1,938
1993 1,917 7 1,910
1994 2,089 9 2,080
1995 2,065 11 2,054
1996 2,112 12 2,100
1997 2,932 5 2,927
1998 3,234 13 3,221
1999 3,314 11 3,303
2000 3,647 6 3,641
2001 4,232 13 4,219 #90 boy name
2002 4,723 9 4,714 #86 boy name
2003 4,857 9 4,848 #90 boy name
2004 5,410 36 5,374 #77 boy name
2005 5,849 13 5,836 #78 boy name
2006 6,545 11 6,534 #71 boy name
2007 6,624 10 6,614 #67 boy name
2008 6,584 14 6,570 #68 boy name
2009 7,226 16 7,210 #65 boy name
2010 7,730 13 7,717 #51 boy name
2011 7,591 16 7,575 #51 boy name
2012 7,458 18 7,440 #52 boy name
2013 6,926 7 6,919 #58 boy name
2014 6,791 11 6,780 #56 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Jeremiah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 171,699 babies born with the name Jeremiah in the United States. That's more than enough Jeremiahs to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 166,526 (as of May 10, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 37 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jeremiah" was in 2010 with a total of 7,717 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeremiahs)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeremiah" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 23 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 3,466 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Jeremiah popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jeremiah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jeremiah as well as things modernly associated with the name Jeremiah such as celebrities named Jeremiah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Jeremiah

The name "Jeremiah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "God will Uplift". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell is an actor, screenwriter, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Jerry was born in 1974 as Jeremiah O'Connell in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Jermaine Paul

Jermaine Paul is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist specializing in R&B, soul, rock, and gospel music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Jermaine was born in 1979 as Jeremiah Jermaine Paul in Harriman, New York, United States.

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Jeremiah Trotter

Jeremiah Trotter is a NFL player. Jeremiah was born in 1977 in Hooks, Texas.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for ideals, no higher!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Haimerej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hemireja". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jeremiah born Sep 14, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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