Jeremiah: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Of Hebrew origin and meaning “appointed by God,” this is one of those trendy Biblical names ending in “iah” (like Isaiah and Josiah). Also a way to ensure that your son will get a lifetime supply of “Jeremiah was a bullfrog” references.


Jer, Jere, Jerry, Jeremy, Jem, Miah.

Famous people named Jeremiah:

Actors Jeremiah “Jere” Cohan and Jeremiah “Jerry” O’Connell; frontiersman Jeremiah Johnson; football player Jeremiah Trotter.

Fun fact:

MC Hammer named his son Jeremiah, and hopefully bequeathed him some of those awesome pants.

More Inspiration:

Jaunty J Names For Baby Boys, Biblical Boy Baby Names,