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Jeremia (boy)

What does Jeremia mean?

Jeremia Pronunciation of Jeremia [je-re-mia] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Jeremia) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Jeremia is "the Lord exalts". Jeremia is a variant form of Jeremiah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of the major prophets.


Jeremia has 2 variants: Jeremiya and Jeremy.

9 more relations via Jeremiah: Geremia, Jemmie, Jereme, Jeremias, Jeremija, Jermyn, Yeremia, Yeremiya and Yeremiyah.

Creative forms:
(male) Joremia, Juremia, ..

(female) Jereja, Jerema, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jeremia Walker (J.W.), ..

How popular is Jeremia?

Jeremia is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jeremia is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jeremiah (#55 in 2015), Jeremy (#174), Jeremias (#1127) and Jereme are the popular alternative forms of Jeremia (outside Top 2000). These relations of Jeremia reached the height of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 1%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.5%, down 49.2%), with the version Jeremy going out of style. Jeremiah is a perennial favorite. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jereme, Jeremiah, Jeremias, Jeremy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jeremia is alike in pronunciation to Jeramee, Jeramey, Jeramie, Jeramy, Jeremie, Jeromo and Jeromy. Other suggested similar names are Jaromir, Jedediah, Jenesis, Jere, Jereck, Jered, Jerek, Jerel, Jerell, Jerelle, Jeren, Jereth, Jerett, Jeriah, Jeric, Jeril, Jermain, Jerman, Jermin, Jerome, Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerrik, Jerrin, Jerriq, Jervis and Nechemia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jeremia.

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