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Ranked #150


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #247).

What does the name "Jeremy" mean?

Jeremy (Hebrew): God Will Uplift

The name "Jeremy" is of Hebrew origin and it means "God Will Uplift". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

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

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

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

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Jeremy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 429,967 babies born with the name Jeremy in the United States. That's more than enough Jeremies to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1923 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jeremy" was in 1977 with a total of 21,618 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeremies)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeremy" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 40 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 5,810 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Jeremy popular?

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

Celebrities named Jeremy

Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson is a journalist, presenter, columnist, and writer. Jeremy was born in 1960 as Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.


Jeremy Renner

Jeremy Renner is an actor, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Jeremy was born in 1971 as Jeremy Lee Renner in Modesto, California, U.S.


Jeremy Sumpter

Jeremy Sumpter is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Jeremy was born in 1989 as Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, U.S.


Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1969 to present. Jeremy was born in 1948 in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.


Jeremy Piven

Jeremy Piven is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Jeremy was born in 1965 in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.


Jeremy Jackson

Jeremy Jackson is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Jeremy was born in 1980 as Jeremy Dunn Jackson in Newport Beach, California.


Past life for Jeremy born Oct 29, 1947

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 Iran approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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