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Jermyn

What does Jermyn mean?

Jermyn Pronunciation of Jermyn [jermyn] as a boys' name has its roots in Hebrew and Latin, and the meaning of the name Jermyn is "the Lord exalts". Jermyn is a version of Jeremiah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of the major prophets. Jermyn is also a form of Jermaine (Latin).

Variations

Jermyn has 4 variants: Jermain, Jermane, Jermayne and Jermin.

9 more different relations via Jeremiah, Jermaine: Dermot, Germain, Jem, Jemmie, Jereme, Jeremia, Jeremiya, Jeremy and Jerry.

Creative forms:
(male) Jarmyn, Jesmyn, ..

(female) Jermynne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jermyn Lawson (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jermyn?

Jermyn is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#40203 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jereme, Jeremiah (#55 from recent data), Jeremy (#174), Jermain, Jermaine (#762) and Jerry (#491) are the prominent varying forms of Jermyn (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jemmie, are uncommon. These forms of Jermyn were at the top of their popularity in the 1970s (median #399) and are now much less conventional (#913, 60.7%), with versions such as Jeremy becoming less trendy. Jeremiah is the most fashionable birth name among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jereme, Jeremiah, Jeremy, Jermain, Jermaine, Jerry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jermyn is alike in pronunciation to German, Germane, Germayn, Germayne, Germin, Jarman, Jarmann and Jerman. Other recommended names are Aeryn, Berlyn, Berwyn, Derwyn, Fermin, Herman, Hermon, Jaryn, Jemmy, Jenkyn (see Jenkin), Jeramy, Jeran, Jeren, Jernayn (see Germain), Jeroen, Jeromy, Jeron, Jerren, Jerrin, Jerron, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jerryl, Jeryl, Jerzy, Jevvyn, Jordyn, Kervyn, Kerwyn, Merlyn, Mervyn, Merwyn, Perkyn, Terryn, Teryn and Verlyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jermyn.

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