Jeremy

Jeremy - A very unique male name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jeremy, meaning appointed by God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1927 on position #1815. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jeremy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jeremy? 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 Jeremy. The baby boy name Jeremy was given to 2,806 baby boys in 2012, ranking #137 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 585 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jeremy peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1976 on position 14.



Famous with this name

Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Davies


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Jeremy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jeremy is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #70 - and is the least popular in Iowa at position #296.

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 Jeremy is where you live.


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Jeremy origin and meaning

Jeremy is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means appointed by God. To see famous people named Jeremy, pop culture references for the name Jeremy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jeremy

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

Jerome / Jeremiah / 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
2012137
2011152
2010142
2009140
2008129
2007122
2006123
2005115
2004111
2003108
200295
200189
200084
199980
199868
199764
199656
199548
199447
199346
199247
199143
199040
198934
198835
198729
198628
198530
198431
198330
198228
198122
198018
197916
197818
197715
197614
197524
197424
197333
197242
197145
197070
1969147
1968292
1967382
1966468
1965490
1964566
1963562
1962610
1961582
1960655
1959727
1958774
1957835
1956749
1955690
1954704
1953736
1952698
1951720
1950835
1949788
1948811
19471096
1946836
1945763
1944892
1943914
1942935
19411196
19401052
19391027
19381240
19371253
19361393
19351343
19341614
19301733
19271815

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York70
New Jersey72
Rhode Island93
Connecticut95
Maryland102
Mississippi103
California115
Massachusetts116
Florida120
Alabama122
Virginia132
Louisiana134
Pennsylvania140
New Mexico141
Nevada141
Georgia142
District of Columbia143
Arkansas148
Alaska155
North Carolina157
Illinois158
Texas162
Tennessee166
West Virginia167
Washington169
South Carolina172
Wisconsin186
Kentucky188
Ohio188
New Hampshire189
Indiana205
Arizona213
Nebraska214
Kansas217
Maine218
Hawaii219
Missouri249
Oregon254
Utah255
Oklahoma256
Colorado271
Michigan275
Minnesota280
Iowa296
Idaho296

Even more about Jeremy


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 Jeremy a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Jeremy?

3 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
1976
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jeremy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 585
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1927
2012 births +2,806

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