First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jernej

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

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

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

Notable Persons Named Jernej

Jernej Kopitar was a scientist in the fields of linguistics and slavic studies. Jernej was born on August 21st, 1780 in Repnje. He breathed his last breath on August 11th, 1844.


Jernej was born on May 28th, 1983 in Ljubljana.


Jernej was born on December 17th, 1964 in Nova Gorica.


Jernej was born on January 16th, 1986 in Ljubljana.


Jernej was born on September 30th, 1971.


Jernej was born in 1980.


Fun Facts about the name Jernej

  • When was the first name Jernej first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Jernej is Wednesday, August 30th, 1876.
  • How unique is the name Jernej? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Jernej. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Jernej: Your name in reverse order is Jenrej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erenjj. How do you pronounce that?

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