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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188037037
188134034
188233033
188337037
188438038
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189035035
189132032
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189329029
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189528028
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190121021
190229029
190324024
190435035
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190722022
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190925025
191035035
191137037
191257057
191379079
191483083
191576076
19161090109
19171040104
19181050105
19191210121
19201290129
19211290129
19221280128
19231240124
19241250125
19251280128
19261150115
19271370137
19281120112
19291150115
19301260126
19311140114
19321220122
19331110111
19341220122
19351120112
19361080108
19371090109
19381100110
19391040104
19401190119
19411210121
19421300130
19431210121
19441000100
19451180118
19461170117
19471300130
19481400140
19491630163
19501630163
19511500150
19521760176
19531420142
19541710171
19551660166
19561620162
19571850185
19581500150
19591550155
19601500150
19611280128
19621280128
19631390139
19641220122
19651020102
19661290129
19671280128
19681310131
19691590159
19702170217
19713220322
19723430343
19737727765
19741,306111,295
19751,668151,653
19762,887132,874#92 boy name
19774,186354,151#69 boy name
19783,466253,441#81 boy name
19793,748283,720#81 boy name
19804,128314,097#76 boy name
19813,925313,894#77 boy name
19823,356283,328#89 boy name
19832,874282,846#100 boy name
19842,795212,774
19852,554182,536
19862,396152,381
19872,151162,135
19882,206162,190
19892,14502,145
19902,01152,006
19912,10392,094
19921,94681,938
19931,91771,910
19942,08992,080
19952,065112,054
19962,112122,100
19972,93252,927
19983,234133,221
19993,314113,303
20003,64763,641
20014,232134,219#90 boy name
20024,72394,714#86 boy name
20034,85794,848#90 boy name
20045,410365,374#77 boy name
20055,849135,836#78 boy name
20066,545116,534#71 boy name
20076,624106,614#67 boy name
20086,584146,570#68 boy name
20097,226167,210#65 boy name
20107,730137,717#51 boy name
20117,591167,575#51 boy name
20127,458187,440#52 boy name
20136,92676,919#58 boy name
20146,791116,780#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 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 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeremiah" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 51 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 2,795 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 jubilant, the upbeat you!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for elegant, born within you.

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

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

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 "Meajirhe". 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.

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 gulf coast area? 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 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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Past life for Jeremiah born Jul 9, 1966

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 Borneo approximately on 1675. 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.

Name poster for Jeremiah

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