Jeremy Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jeremy:
English vernacular form of Jeremiah (the Lord loosens, God will uplift), which dates to the 13th century. Var: Jeramy, Jeromy. Short: Jerr. Pet: Jerry.
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Jerry, Jere, Remy, Jem, JerBear, Jermey, Germ, Jezza, Jez, JerJer
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Jeremy McKinnon- A Day To Remember
Jeremy Renner, American actor
Jeremy Piven, American actor
Jeremy Irons, English actor
Jeremy Northam, English actor
Jeremy London, American actor
Jeremy Brett, English actor
Jeremy Clarkson, English television presenter
Jeremy Furstenfeld, American musician
Jeremy Mayfield, American NASCAR driver
Jeremy Shockey, American football player
Jeremy Lin, American basketball player
Jeremy Davis, Bassist of the band Paramore
Jeremy "Jinxx" Ferguson, rhythm guitarist and violinist for Black Veil Brides
Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK Labour party 2015-
Jeremy Camp, American Christian Singer
Jeremy Shahan, Entrepreneur
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"Jeremy" (song) by Pearl Jam from the album Ten
Jeremy (film), a 1973 movie.
Jeremy, 16-year-old lead character in the comic strip "Zits".
Jeremy "Jem" Atticus Finch, character in Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Jeremy Fisher, a frog from Beatrix Potter's THE TALE OF MR. JEREMY FISHER
Jeremy Scribbles, a character, based on Toad, invented by Mole's playwright cousin Auberon in Cosgrove Hall's THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (1984-1987) television series
Jeremy Gilbert from the CW20 show The Vampire Diaries (played by Steven R. McQueen).
Jeremy Fitzgerald-Five Nights at Freddy's series