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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jere

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Wiktionary

Short form of Jeremias. Comparable to English Jerry.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Jere

Jere Burns is a film, theatre, television, actor, stage, and televisionactor. Jere was given the name Jerald Eugene Burns II on October 15th, 1954 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Jere Uronen is a soccer player for the K.R.C. Genk, Turun Palloseura, Helsingborgs IF, Finland national under-21 football team, and Finland national football team. Jere was born on July 13th, 1994 in Turku, Finland.

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Jere Lehtinen is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1990 to 2010. Jere was born on June 24th, 1973 in Espoo.

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Jere Fields is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1972 to present. Jere was given the name Jerelyn Fields in 2 in Onslow County, North Carolina, U.S.

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Jere Beasley is a Lieutenant Governor of Alabama. Jere was born on December 12th, 1935 in Tyler, Texas.

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Jere Karalahti is a hockey player for the HV71 in the Swedish Hockey League. His most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to present. Jere was born on March 25th, 1975 in Helsinki.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jere

Dickson Jere is a Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations.

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Otria was born in 1959.

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Luka Jere is an athlete for the Big Bullets F.C.

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How popular is the baby name Jere in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1892 7 0 7
1911 6 0 6
1912 6 0 6
1914 9 0 9
1915 12 0 12
1916 11 0 11
1917 11 0 11
1918 15 0 15
1919 27 6 21
1920 16 0 16
1921 17 0 17
1922 27 0 27
1923 28 6 22
1924 23 0 23
1925 24 0 24
1926 24 9 15
1927 40 6 34
1928 57 9 48
1929 66 13 53
1930 71 14 57
1931 70 9 61
1932 103 17 86
1933 96 21 75
1934 108 14 94
1935 117 13 104
1936 93 20 73
1937 107 16 91
1938 141 19 122
1939 121 26 95
1940 139 27 112
1941 166 29 137
1942 130 20 110
1943 138 25 113
1944 126 26 100
1945 85 23 62
1946 121 26 95
1947 163 43 120
1948 113 27 86
1949 106 23 83
1950 134 24 110
1951 129 21 108
1952 120 27 93
1953 102 23 79
1954 109 26 83
1955 144 44 100
1956 128 39 89
1957 97 25 72
1958 100 26 74
1959 89 10 79
1960 82 19 63
1961 107 24 83
1962 72 11 61
1963 80 11 69
1964 72 12 60
1965 56 9 47
1966 57 19 38
1967 70 12 58
1968 55 12 43
1969 51 11 40
1970 49 6 43
1971 39 11 28
1972 29 0 29
1973 22 0 22
1974 38 9 29
1975 26 6 20
1976 23 8 15
1977 16 0 16
1978 20 6 14
1979 23 5 18
1980 26 8 18
1981 24 6 18
1982 87 66 21
1983 50 33 17
1984 35 18 17
1985 22 7 15
1986 26 10 16
1987 19 9 10
1988 21 5 16
1989 22 10 12
1990 16 9 7
1991 19 6 13
1992 7 0 7
1993 12 0 12
1994 16 6 10
1995 12 5 7
1996 13 0 13
1997 13 6 7
1998 19 7 12
2000 5 0 5
2001 11 0 11
2002 8 0 8
2003 7 0 7
2004 10 5 5
2005 8 0 8
2006 5 0 5
2007 5 0 5
2008 7 0 7
2010 5 0 5
2013 7 0 7
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Jere as a first name

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Common last names for Jere

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Robinson
  • Johnson
  • Collins

Fun Facts about the name Jere

  • How Popular is the name Jere? Jere is the 3,599th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jere have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,427 babies born with the first name Jere in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jere to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jere? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jere first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jere is Friday, July 19th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Jere born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jere was in 1941 with a total of 137 babies.
  • Random Jere Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jere is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Jere: Your name in reverse order is Erej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reje. How do you pronounce that?

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