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Jeremy

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God Will Uplift
  • #150 All Time
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179k Jeremiah (Hebrew)

How popular is the baby 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 73 0 73
1951 86 0 86
1952 105 5 100
1953 109 7 102
1954 108 0 108
1955 120 6 114
1956 103 5 98
1957 100 7 93
1958 113 5 108
1959 120 0 120
1960 163 5 158
1961 194 7 187
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 641 0 641
1969 2,094 11 2,083
1970 4,347 25 4,322 #70 boy name
1971 7,533 44 7,489 #45 boy name
1972 7,437 33 7,404 #42 boy name
1973 9,421 60 9,361 #33 boy name
1974 13,395 92 13,303 #24 boy name
1975 15,276 73 15,203 #24 boy name
1976 20,261 126 20,135 #14 boy name
1977 21,753 139 21,614 #15 boy name
1978 19,637 123 19,514 #18 boy name
1979 21,146 134 21,012 #16 boy name
1980 20,044 140 19,904 #18 boy name
1981 19,221 108 19,113 #22 boy name
1982 16,575 107 16,468 #28 boy name
1983 14,346 91 14,255 #30 boy name
1984 13,344 87 13,257 #31 boy name
1985 13,530 84 13,446 #30 boy name
1986 16,384 120 16,264 #28 boy name
1987 14,579 109 14,470 #29 boy name
1988 13,255 91 13,164 #35 boy name
1989 13,155 78 13,077 #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 8,592 21 8,571 #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 5,811 8 5,803 #64 boy name
1998 5,559 18 5,541 #68 boy name
1999 5,028 14 5,014 #81 boy name
2000 4,752 15 4,737 #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 3,880 19 3,861
2005 3,492 10 3,482
2006 3,449 7 3,442
2007 3,432 6 3,426
2008 3,255 7 3,248
2009 2,938 0 2,938
2010 2,816 0 2,816
2011 2,520 0 2,520
2012 2,839 6 2,833
2013 2,520 0 2,520
2014 2,517 5 2,512
2015 2,380 0 2,380

Want to know about the popularity of the Jeremy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 432,372 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 21,614 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeremies)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jeremy" ranks #11 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 407 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 19,637 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 "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.

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 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 Suarez

Jeremy Suarez is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Jeremy was born in 1993 as Jeremy Steven Suarez in Burbank, California, United States.

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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 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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Other Inspirations for the Name Jeremy

Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Scott
Jeremy Wade
Jeremy Hill
Jeremy Maclin
Jeremy Roloff

Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ymerej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yreejm". 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 Jul 31, 2009

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 Austria approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. 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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