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What does Yeremiyah mean?

Yeremiyah Pronunciation of Yeremiyah [yeremiyah] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Yeremiyah is "the Lord exalts". Yeremiyah is an alternate form of Jeremiah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of the major prophets.


Yeremiyah has 2 variants: Yeremia and Yeremiya.

5 more relations via Jeremiah: Geremia, Jeremia, Jeremias, Jeremija and Jeremiya.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Yeremiyah Amar (Y.A.), ..

How popular is Yeremiyah?

Yeremiyah is a rare given name for males. Yeremiyah is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Yeremiyah (outside Top 2000) are Jeremiah (#55 in recent rankings) and Jeremias (#1127). These relations of Yeremiyah were at the top of their popularity in 2010 (adoption of 0.4%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.4%, 11.6%). Jeremiah has historically been preferred by parents. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yeremiyah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hezekiah, Jedediah, Jeriah, Nechemiah (see Nehemiah), Nehemiah, Nuriyah, Uriyah, Yemelyan, Zebediah, Zedekiah and Zekeriah. Like Yeremiyah, these names are not frequently used.

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