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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Jeremiah
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Jeremiah in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Jeremiah:
Records indicate that 156,440 boys in the United States have been named Jeremiah since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2010, when 7,645 people in the U.S. were given the name Jeremiah. Those people are now 10 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Jeremiah
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9 Positive Comments
"i absolutely love the name.. my sons name is Jerimiah Ray. I had my son in November 24th,2011 and he is a blessing. always laughing, so happy, strong, brave. I couldnt ask for a better son :) I did not pick his name from the bible. his fathers name is Jesse Ray. everybody was doing the jr. names and i didnt want that, so i chaned the first name and kept the middle and last, with the same initials. jerimiah was the cutest jay name and also none of my friends kids had that name. today however i looked up in the bible, Jeremiah 20:11, his name and the year he was born, and the bible verse read...
But the LORD is with me like a mighty warrior; so my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. They will fail and be thoroughly disgraced; their dishonor will never be forgotten." May. 3, 2013:
"My son name is Jeremiah, but we spelled it different so it would be unique still! We spell it "Jeremaya"......he has an older sister named Amaya from my husband's first relationship. So we named him after the Jeremiah in the bible and spelled it after his sister!! We get many compliments on the spelling of his name!!!" Apr. 29, 2011:
"I LOVE this name! My baby boy will be born on May 14, 2011. His name will be Edwin Jeremiah!" Dec. 21, 2010:
"My sons name is Jeremiah along with Jacob, Justin, Jaelyn, Jesselyn, and Juliet" Sep. 22, 2010:
"My three year old son is named Jeremiah. We like the name because it is a biblical name. His name means "appointed by God."" Jul. 14, 2007:
"i named my son after my great grandfather and my father first and middle jeremiah joesph and we call him jj for short" Jun. 29, 2007:
"I love this name, one of my favorites. So classy!! When i am old enough to have children, i am definatley going to name my son this." May. 7, 2007:
"i love the name it reminds me of the bible it rocks" Oct. 28, 2006:
"Absolutly LOVE this name! Definatly naming my babyboy this!" Sep. 18, 2006:
5 Neutral Comments
"My son who is 35 years old is named Jeremiah James, we call him Jim Bob, Jim and or Jimmy, the reason for this was no one seems to know how to spell Jeremiah, including the teacher whom he had in grammer school. I chose both his first and middle name from the bible." Apr. 29, 2010:
"Love this name. love how it sounds when you say it. One of my boys names. I got it from the movie detroit rock city." Jun. 7, 2007:
"Love the name, and how it sounds. going to name one of my sons this." May. 15, 2007:
"A classic! Definately one of my favortite boys names. It is strong, timeless, and sexy!! What more could you want in a name?" Oct. 17, 2006:
"Love it, love it, love it! Jeremiah is such a great name for a child, and it is an awesome name for a man. It's strong, solid, and it rolls off the tongue very nicely. I plan on naming my first son Isaac Jeremiah." Feb. 22, 2006:
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