Jerome

Jerome - A very unique male name



  Feb 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jerome, meaning sacred name, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #165. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jerome and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jerome? 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 Jerome. The baby boy name Jerome was given to 300 baby boys in 2012, ranking #681 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,470 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jerome peaked in popularity 80 years ago in 1939 on position 93.



Famous with this name

Jerome Flynn
Patrick Jerome
Jérôme Salle


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Jerome is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jerome is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #240 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #946.

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 Jerome is where you live.


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Jerome origin and meaning

Jerome is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means sacred name. To see famous people named Jerome, pop culture references for the name Jerome and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jerome

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

Jeremy / 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
2012681
2011741
2010752
2009668
2008608
2007613
2006584
2005568
2004547
2003555
2002485
2001486
2000501
1999446
1998413
1997424
1996394
1995373
1994338
1993322
1992298
1991287
1990263
1989252
1988223
1987211
1986207
1985199
1984199
1983194
1982191
1981183
1980177
1979177
1978171
1977174
1976165
1975165
1974169
1973163
1972166
1971162
1970167
1969165
1968161
1967153
1966147
1965144
1964140
1963128
1962131
1961136
1960133
1959135
1958129
1957126
1956117
1955112
1954114
1953107
1952105
1951103
1950104
1949106
1948110
1947111
1946114
1945122
1944117
1943109
1942104
1941101
194095
193993
193894
1937100
193698
193596
1934107
1933105
1932107
1931103
1930105
1929110
1928110
1927110
1926115
1925113
1924113
1923118
1922121
1921124
1920126
1919135
1918137
1917133
1916138
1915140
1914138
1913143
1912131
1911159
1910165

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico240
South Carolina393
Maryland411
Connecticut417
Michigan436
Louisiana454
Massachusetts461
Georgia511
Ohio564
Illinois564
Mississippi583
Wisconsin606
Alabama637
Florida640
Missouri646
Pennsylvania658
New Jersey672
New York699
Washington767
Virginia795
North Carolina820
Texas856
Indiana893
Arizona917
California931
Tennessee946

Even more about Jerome


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 Jerome 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 Jerome?

2 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
1939
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jerome
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,470
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +300

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