Jeremiah Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jeremiah:
From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Jeremias, a cognate of the Hebrew Yirmeyahu, a name derived from yirmeyāh (the Lord loosens, God will uplift). The name is borne in the Bible by a 6th- or 7th-century B.C. Hebrew prophet whose story and prophecies are recorded in the Old Testament book of Jeremiah.
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- Comments and insights on the name Jeremiah: | Edit
Nice name for a boy. And he could be called Jerry for short.
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Jerimiah is my long distance love and he's just the sweetest guy ever like how is he so perfect? He's the first man I've ever met that said video games and I'm at equal importance. He's a keeper.
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Jerry, Jem, Jer, Jay, Jere, Miah, J.J., Jeremy, Remy, Rem.
- Meanings and history of the name Jeremiah: | Edit
It is of Hebrew origin, meaning "the Lord Exalts".
- Famous real-life people named Jeremiah: | Edit
Jeremiah Duggar, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's eleventh child. They have nineteen children.
Jeremiah Rangel, former guitarist/singer of the pop-punk band Mest.
Jeremiah Scott Willis "Jair", American musician, dancer and wrestler
Jeremiah Raber on "Return to Amish" (he's a trip, man)
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Mentioned in the song "Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night. The song title is often mistaken as "Jeremiah was a bullfrog"
"Jeremiah Johnson" -movie