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Jeremy

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God Will Uplift
  • #150 All Time
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172k Jeremiah (Hebrew)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1923 7 0 7
1925 12 0 12
1926 10 0 10
1927 14 0 14
1928 10 0 10
1929 12 0 12
1930 17 0 17
1931 14 0 14
1932 15 0 15
1933 17 0 17
1934 19 0 19
1935 35 5 30
1936 32 5 27
1937 29 0 29
1938 28 0 28
1939 35 0 35
1940 39 0 39
1941 37 0 37
1942 54 0 54
1943 43 0 43
1944 60 8 52
1945 66 0 66
1946 79 7 72
1947 56 6 50
1948 72 5 67
1949 86 5 81
1950 72 0 72
1951 86 0 86
1952 105 5 100
1953 109 7 102
1954 108 0 108
1955 119 6 113
1956 103 5 98
1957 100 7 93
1958 113 5 108
1959 120 0 120
1960 163 5 158
1961 195 7 188
1962 173 0 173
1963 202 0 202
1964 213 0 213
1965 284 5 279
1966 289 0 289
1967 399 0 399
1968 640 0 640
1969 2,094 11 2,083
1970 4,348 25 4,323 #70 boy name
1971 7,533 44 7,489 #45 boy name
1972 7,436 33 7,403 #42 boy name
1973 9,422 60 9,362 #33 boy name
1974 13,395 92 13,303 #24 boy name
1975 15,277 73 15,204 #24 boy name
1976 20,262 126 20,136 #14 boy name
1977 21,757 139 21,618 #15 boy name
1978 19,636 123 19,513 #18 boy name
1979 21,144 134 21,010 #16 boy name
1980 20,043 140 19,903 #18 boy name
1981 19,221 108 19,113 #22 boy name
1982 16,576 107 16,469 #28 boy name
1983 14,346 91 14,255 #30 boy name
1984 13,343 87 13,256 #31 boy name
1985 13,529 84 13,445 #30 boy name
1986 16,383 120 16,263 #28 boy name
1987 14,579 109 14,470 #29 boy name
1988 13,253 91 13,162 #35 boy name
1989 13,156 78 13,078 #34 boy name
1990 11,728 43 11,685 #40 boy name
1991 10,435 38 10,397 #43 boy name
1992 9,073 30 9,043 #47 boy name
1993 8,591 21 8,570 #46 boy name
1994 8,255 28 8,227 #47 boy name
1995 7,101 16 7,085 #48 boy name
1996 6,428 18 6,410 #56 boy name
1997 5,810 8 5,802 #64 boy name
1998 5,558 18 5,540 #68 boy name
1999 5,026 14 5,012 #81 boy name
2000 4,750 15 4,735 #84 boy name
2001 4,280 12 4,268 #89 boy name
2002 4,170 6 4,164 #95 boy name
2003 3,896 7 3,889
2004 3,879 19 3,860
2005 3,492 10 3,482
2006 3,448 7 3,441
2007 3,431 6 3,425
2008 3,255 7 3,248
2009 2,937 0 2,937
2010 2,815 0 2,815
2011 2,517 0 2,517
2012 2,838 6 2,832
2013 2,519 0 2,519
2014 2,511 5 2,506

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 #69 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 19 babies in District of Columbia 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?

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Where is the name Jeremy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Jeremy

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

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.

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Jeremy Renner

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

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Jeremy Sumpter

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

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Jeremy Irons

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

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Jeremy Piven

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

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Jeremy Jackson

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

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Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

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 "Yermej". 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 Jeremy born Aug 24, 1997

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 Canada approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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