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What does Jeremia mean?

Jeremia Pronunciation of Jeremia [je-re-mia] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jeremia) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jeremia is "the Lord is exalted". Feminine of Jeremiah.

Associated with: exalted.


Jeremia has 7 variants: Jeree, Jeremee, Jeremie, Jeri, Jerri, Jerrie and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(female) Jaremia, Joremia, ..

(male) Jeram, Jerem, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jeremia Aliza (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jeremia?

Jeremia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Jeremia is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Jeremia (outside Top 2000) are Jerry, Jerrie, Jerri and Jeri. Usage of these forms of Jeremia was widespread among parents during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.1%), but now, forms like Jerri have become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arsemia (see Arsenia), Aurelia, Bedelia, Benecia, Carmia, Cecelia, Cerelia, Cericia, Crecia, Deelia, Demia, Dorelia, Fecelia, Fredia, Genesia, Genevia, Hermia, Jamelia, Janecia, Jareeca, Jasenia, Jecolia, Jeena, Jelena, Jemima, Jemma, Jenella, Jenesis, Jenetta, Jeneva, Jeorjia, Jerelyn, Jeressa, Jerika, Jerona, Jerrica, Jesenia, Jesenya, Jesscia (see Jessica), Jewelisa, Jewella, Jonetia, Karmia, Leecia, Leelia, Levenia, Lorenia, Meelia, Mercia, Needia, Neelia, Orelia, Permenia (see Parmenia), Phemia, Precia, Sarelia, Seelia, Seeria, Selenia, Sirenia, Terenia, Teresia, Terezia, Terresia, Tersia, Tertia, Treia, Veenia, Venecia, Venetia, Xeenia, Yesemia, Yesenia, Zeenia and Zelenia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jeremia.

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