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Ranked #407


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #91).

What does the name "Jeremiah" mean?

Jeremiah (Hebrew): God will Uplift

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

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

H is for hand, that you always give.

Your name in reverse order is "Haimerej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raeehimj". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeremiah" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of only 104 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Jeremiah popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jeremiah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jeremiah

Jerry O'Connell

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


Jermaine Paul

Jermaine Paul is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Jermaine was born in 1979 as Jeremiah Jermaine Paul in Harriman, New York, United States.


Jeremiah Trotter

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


Past life for Jeremiah born Apr 25, 2013

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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