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What does Jere mean?

Jere Pronunciation of Jere [jere] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Jere) is a variant form of Jeremy: transcription of Jeremiah.


11 relations via Jeremy: Jem, Jemmie, Jemmy, Jeramee, Jeramey, Jeramie, Jeramy, Jereme, Jeremie, Jeromy and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Jare, Jure, ..

(female) Jene, Jerei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jere Ash (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jere?

Jere is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1213 out of 1220, Top 99%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jere reached its apex position of #633 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby 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 boy names. Jeremy (#174 last year), Jerry (#491), Jeremie, Jeromy, Jereme, Jeramy and Jeramie are the prominent varying forms of Jere. Adoption of these relations of Jere was widespread in the 1970s (adoption of 1.2%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.2%, down 87%), with versions like Jerry becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jere, Jeramie, Jeramy, Jereme, Jeremie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeremy, Jeromy, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jere is pronounced similarly to Ger, Gere, Jair and Jerre. Other suggested similar names are Dore, Dre, Gore, Imre, Jade, Jae, Jake, Jame, Jarel, Jarl, Jary, Jase, Jean, Jed, Jedd, Jedrek, Jeff, Jefry, Jeno, Jerae, Jerah, Jered, Jerek, Jerel, Jerell, Jeren, Jeriel, Jeril, Jerk, Jerod, Jeroen, Jerome, Jeron, Jerrel, Jerren, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerri, Jerrie, Jervey, Jeryl, Jess, Jet, Jeth, Jett, Jette, Jeven, Jiri, Jiro, Jobe, Joe, Joeri, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jorge, Jori, Jorie, Jorje, Jory, Jose, Jove, Jude, Jule, Jurek, Juri, More, Petre, Tore, Tre, Vere and Ware. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jere.