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Jeremy meaning and name origin

Jeremy \j(e)-re-my\ as a boy's name is pronounced JARE-a-mee. Variant of Jeremiah, in use since the Middle Ages. Modern use may have been inspired by a character named Jeremy on the 1960s TV series "Here Come the Brides". Actor Jeremy Irons; football player Jeremy Shockey.

Jeremy has 12 variant forms: Jem, Jemmie, Jemmy, Jeramee, Jeramey, Jeramie, Jeramy, Jere, Jereme, Jeremie, Jeromy and Jerry.

For more information, see also the related name Zachary.

Baby names that sound like Jeremy are Jeremiya, Jeremia, Jerome and Jeromo.

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Popularity of Jeremy

Jeremy is a very popular first name for men (#76 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Jeremy compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Jeremy only.

Popularity of name Jeremy
Popularity of Jeremy