Name: Jeremy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jeremy

  • Meaning:
    God will raise up; God will set free
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JER ah mee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jeremy

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An anglicized form of the name Jeremiah that originally gained popularity in the Middle Ages. Famous bearers include British TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson, political interviewer Jeremy Paxman, actor Jeremy Irons and talk show host Jeremy Kyle.

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