Jeremiah: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jeremiah

Jeremiah

Pronunciation: jeh-rə-MIY-ə (key)

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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Nicknames for Jeremiah: | Edit

Jerry, Jem, Jer, Jay, Jere, Miah, J.J., Jeremy

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.

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"Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog" -- song

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