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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Nice name for a boy. And he could be called Jerry for short.
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Jerry, Jem, Jer, Jay, Jere, Miah, J.J., Jeremy
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It is of Hebrew origin, meaning "the Lord Exalts".
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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.
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"Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog" -- song
"Jeremiah Johnson" -movie