Jeremiah

Jeremiah - A unique male name



  Mar 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jeremiah, meaning appointed by God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #422. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jeremiah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jeremiah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jeremiah. The baby boy name Jeremiah was given to 7,391 baby boys in 2012, ranking #52 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 222 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jeremiah peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2010 on position 51.



Famous with this name

Jeremiah
Jeremiah Cullinane
Jeremiah Hall


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Jeremiah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jeremiah is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #15 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #256.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jeremiah is where you live.


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Jeremiah origin and meaning

Jeremiah is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means appointed by God. To see famous people named Jeremiah, pop culture references for the name Jeremiah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jeremiah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jeremiah, sorted by popularity.

Jeremy / Jerome / Jermaine / Jaron / Jeromy / Jaren / Jeramy / Jeramiah / Jeremie / Jerimiah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201252
201151
201051
200965
200868
200767
200670
200578
200477
200390
200286
200191
2000102
1999107
1998114
1997129
1996165
1995163
1994158
1993166
1992161
1991154
1990154
1989144
1988136
1987130
1986118
1985111
1984102
1983100
198289
198177
198076
197981
197881
197769
197692
1975148
1974176
1973251
1972442
1971472
1970563
1969616
1968658
1967688
1966625
1965743
1964685
1963651
1962667
1961671
1960630
1959617
1958627
1957582
1956582
1955587
1954550
1953629
1952551
1951560
1950514
1949497
1948570
1947583
1946602
1945581
1944656
1943576
1942551
1941561
1940561
1939606
1938566
1937589
1936568
1935539
1934515
1933570
1932556
1931605
1930529
1929570
1928605
1927528
1926579
1925569
1924599
1923647
1922553
1921580
1920571
1919567
1918588
1917596
1916615
1915657
1914525
1913461
1912497
1911591
1910422

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico15
Mississippi21
Georgia22
Florida25
North Carolina34
Alabama34
South Carolina35
Hawaii35
Louisiana35
Delaware39
Virginia40
Colorado41
District of Columbia46
Texas47
New York47
New Jersey49
Tennessee51
Illinois52
Kansas53
Connecticut54
Maryland56
Oklahoma57
California60
Michigan63
Rhode Island63
Alaska63
Arizona63
Indiana64
Pennsylvania66
Missouri68
Arkansas70
Ohio72
Kentucky76
Wisconsin78
Massachusetts79
West Virginia80
South Dakota81
Washington81
Nevada81
North Dakota93
Wyoming97
Montana98
Idaho98
Minnesota106
Nebraska117
Oregon118
New Hampshire119
Iowa122
Maine144
Utah256

Even more about Jeremiah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jeremiah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jeremiah?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jeremiah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 222
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,391

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