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Jere (girl)

What does Jere mean?

Jere Pronunciation of Jere [jere] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jere) has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Jere is "spear ruler". Jere is an alternate spelling of Geraldine (Old German): feminine of Gerald.

Associated with: spear (warrior), ruler (queen).


9 alternative forms via Geraldine: Geri, Gerie, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerry, Jeralee, Jeri, Jerrie and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(female) Jare, Jeera, ..

(male) Jede, Jene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jere Lilyann (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jere?

Jere is an uncommon first name for females. Jere is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jere was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1695 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jere name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jere outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Jere are Geraldine (#1653 the previous year), Geri, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerry, Jeri, Jerrie and Jerry. Adoption of these forms of Jere reached its most widespread 85 years ago (average #1122) and is now significantly reduced, with versions such as Jeri becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jere, Geraldine, Geri, Gerri, Gerrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gerry, Jeri, Jerrie, Jerry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jere and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aure, Chere, Dore, Eire, Jade, Jae, Jane, Jarae, Jaye, Je-, Jean, Jeane, Jearl, Jeh, Jen, Jena, Jenae, Jenee, Jeni, Jenie, Jenn, Jenne, Jerae, Jeree, Jeriel, Jerle, Jerree, Jerrey, Jerri, Jery, Jess, Jesse, Jeth, Jett, Jette, Jewel, Jey, Joie, Jone, Jorey, Jori, Jorie, Joye, June, Kore, Mare, Nore and Vere. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jere.

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