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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)
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