Jeremy (name)

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Pronunciation jer-uh-mee
Gender Male
Other names
Related names Jeremiah

Jeremy, Jeremie, or Jeremi is a male given name derived from the diminutive and anglicized form of the name Jeremiah, the name of the Old Testament prophet. The name Jeremy has meanings such as "the Lord will loosened" or "God exalts."


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The name Jeremy became more popular in the United States in the 1960s and into the 1970s, rising abruptly from being the 296th-ranked most popular male name in 1968 to being the 14th-ranked most popular by 1976.

Popularity of "Jeremy" from 1960–2006
Year Rank
2006 123
2004 111
2000 84
1996 56
1992 47
1988 35
1984 30
1980 18
1976 14
1972 42
1968 296
1964 538
1960 619
Source: Social Security Administration.

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  1. ^ Kachold, Rich. <> "Jeremy," WikiName - All About Names