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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Jeremy

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Jeremy in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Jeremy:

  • Records indicate that 421,634 boys in the United States have been named Jeremy since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1977, when 21,599 people in the U.S. were given the name Jeremy. Those people are now 43 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 Jeremy

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      16 Positive Comments

  • "my name is jeremy and hell yeah i dont care how you spell it say or how well you like it it means apponted by god what could be better than that so in my personal oppinion its the shizzzzzzzzzzznet" Jun. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm also named Jeremy. Always had other people pronounce my name and spelled it wrong (who the heck spells it Jeramy?). Little kids always pronounced my name wrong by calling me Germany when addressing me. Still like my name though." Jun. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Jeremy and i think is a cute name for him it fits him just perfectly!!" Apr. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby's Daddy is named Jeremy. But he always loved how I said his name Jer-ray-me. Not Germ-me like how everyone else pronounced his name around here. Also my name is Jessica his name's Jeremy what a coincidence. My sister found someone with the same letter first name too." Mar. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Jeremy and I love it and I love him too. And of course I picked it so I feel proud of the name cause everybody has nice things to say about the name." Nov. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love by boyfriend who's name is Jeremy. He's such a sweetheart. It's a great name." May. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name Jeremy is a very strong name and would be great for both a little boy and a grown man. I know a guy named Jeremy who is very outgoing, but also has a very sweet side to him. I always have pictured someone named Jeremy with dark brown hair and bright blue eyes. It's a very handsome name, and i hope to name one of my children Jeremy someday." Apr. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Jeremy and I love him and his name!!!" Apr. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My brother's name is Jeremy, but his friends always pronounce it like (Jurmey), with a short "u" instead of a short "e"" Mar. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "No problems here being named Jeremy. Had a lot of people sing "Jeremiah was a Bullfrog" to me when I was younger. It has become more common in America. It has been around in Britain for some time." Jul. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Jeremy. Thats my husbands name and mine is Jessica our goal is to name 1 of our kids Jeremy Jr ,and rest with names begining with the letter J and people with j names are all hot" Mar. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Jeremy is my husbands name, and I absolutly love it! It suits him perfect, and he's not annoying at all! We call him Jer or Jerm for short. I love this name. All the Jeremy's I've known in my life have been so so hott! LOL. Such a great name!" Feb. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my step-son's name and there is only one other student in the entire high school who has the same name. He is definitely one of a kind and everyone knows him!!" Jan. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "People spell it wrong all the time. They write "Jermey or Jeremey" all the time. It's annoying." Sep. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i named all 10 kids jeremy..because jeremy jeremy was jesus best friend" Sep. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name jeremy because i know this boy name jeremy and he is fine" Jan. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "This is my partner's name. Have never liked this name. It's ugly. The Pearl Jam song doesn't help with the name either." Mar. 7, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've met quite a few Jeremy's and they all are very emotional and touchy. I suggest that if you don't want to have to tip-toe around your child, Jeremy isn't the name for you. However, I think it sounds pretty to say." Jun. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      14 Neutral Comments

  • "My boyfriends name is Jeremy. Ahh I love his name a lot he?s freaking cute asf also.😍😍" May. 17, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "Sigh I have a crush named jeremy pincay he had brown hair . I always loved this name. He's a nice playful jockey player kind of guy" Apr. 28, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Jeremy and I have always wondered why I don't know any older people, born before the mid 70s, named Jeremy. It seems like a trend that was popular in the 70s and 80s." Apr. 5, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Jeremy but when introducing myself sometime people misshear of I misspronounce it myself" Mar. 14, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Jeremy. I love my name but, oftentimes, people think my name is "Jerry" or "Jimmy" becuase they hear it wrong. When I introduce myself I have to say my name slowly and pronounce it "Jair-uh-mee"." Jan. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I used to hate my name but now I think it's ok. My family call me Jem (so not to confuse me with one of my brothers shortened name GERALD - Gez)but my friends call me Jez and I like that the better than Jeremy or Jem." Jun. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "they always mispell and mis pronounce my name i hate it somuch i often cry because of this, and i hate all the people who do this to my beatiful name. thank you" Feb. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Jeremy. My father-in-law (and a lot of other people) call me "Jerry" because they hear it wrong, or they shorten it to "Jer" which I hate. As a result I find myself pronouncing it "Jair-uh-mee" when introducing myself. People have a very difficult time spelling it." May. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Am in love with this name. I will definately name my son Jeremy. I think its strong and sweet." Apr. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Am in love with this name. I will definately name my son Jeremy. I thinks its strong and sweet." Apr. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriend's name is Jeremy and i LOVE this name :) :)" Mar. 28, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Every experience I had with the name "Jeremy" sucked! Ha!" Nov. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "jeremy is a great named discoverd by hebrews.. who was appointed by god" Sep. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband's name is Jeremy and people cannot EVER spell it or say it. I hear "Germy", "Jimmy", or "Jerome" constantly. I love his name if people could actually get it right." Dec. 20, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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