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Boy Name: Jeremy

Name: Jeremy
Pronunciation: \j(e)-re-my\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Modern
Related Names: Zachary
Sounds Like: Jeremiya, Jeremia, Jerome, Jeromo
Variant forms: Jem, Jemmie, Jemmy, Jeramee, Jeramey, Jeramie, Jeramy, Jere, Jereme, Jeremie, Jeromy, Jerry
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 76

Description

Jeremy \j(e)-re-my\ as a boy's name is pronounced JARE-a-mee. Variant of Jeremiah, in use since the Middle Ages. Modern use may have been inspired by a character named Jeremy on the 1960s TV series "Here Come the Brides". Actor Jeremy Irons; football player Jeremy Shockey.

Jeremy has 12 variant forms: Jem, Jemmie, Jemmy, Jeramee, Jeramey, Jeramie, Jeramy, Jere, Jereme, Jeremie, Jeromy and Jerry.

For more information, see also the related name Zachary.

Baby names that sound like Jeremy are Jeremiya, Jeremia, Jerome and Jeromo.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Jeremy.

Popularity

Jeremy is a very popular first name for men (#76 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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