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Jeremiah

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God will Uplift
  • #398 All Time
  • #55 in 2015
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432k Jeremy (Hebrew)

How popular is the baby 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 175 0 175
1953 143 0 143
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 #93 boy name
1977 4,186 35 4,151 #69 boy name
1978 3,467 25 3,442 #81 boy name
1979 3,747 28 3,719 #81 boy name
1980 4,127 31 4,096 #76 boy name
1981 3,925 31 3,894 #77 boy name
1982 3,357 28 3,329 #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 2,395 15 2,380
1987 2,152 16 2,136
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 2,090 9 2,081
1995 2,065 11 2,054
1996 2,115 12 2,103
1997 2,933 5 2,928
1998 3,234 13 3,221
1999 3,314 11 3,303
2000 3,648 6 3,642
2001 4,232 13 4,219 #90 boy name
2002 4,724 9 4,715 #86 boy name
2003 4,857 9 4,848 #90 boy name
2004 5,411 36 5,375 #77 boy name
2005 5,852 13 5,839 #78 boy name
2006 6,549 11 6,538 #71 boy name
2007 6,625 10 6,615 #67 boy name
2008 6,589 14 6,575 #68 boy name
2009 7,230 16 7,214 #65 boy name
2010 7,733 13 7,720 #51 boy name
2011 7,601 16 7,585 #51 boy name
2012 7,476 18 7,458 #52 boy name
2013 6,940 7 6,933 #58 boy name
2014 6,840 11 6,829 #56 boy name
2015 6,733 9 6,724 #55 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Jeremiah baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 178,551 babies born with the name Jeremiah in the United States. That's more than enough Jeremiahs to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). 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 7,720 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeremiahs)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeremiah" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 142 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 3,234 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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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Jeremiah

Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 29
Jeremiah Duggar
Jeremiah Frei-pearson
Jeremiah Project
Jeremiah Johnson
Jeremiah Rivers
Jeremiah Singer
Jeremiah Wright

Alternative Meanings

J is for jolly, the fun side!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Your name in reverse order is "Haimerej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aemhiejr". 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 Jun 7, 1984

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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