Jeremiah (given name)

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Jeremiah
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning "YHWH - the lover of children"
Other names
Nickname(s) Jem, Jer, Jez, Jerry, Pedo

Jeremiah (/ˌɛrˈmə/; JERR-ə-MY) is a male given name meaning "Yhwh will raise", and having its origin in ancient Hebrew. Jeremy and Jerry are English-language names derived from it, and Jeremias is a form that it takes in some Romance languages. Jeremiah is sometimes an Anglicised form of the Irish Diarmaid.

The name takes its popularity from the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah.

Those bearing the name include:

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