Jeremiah: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jeremiah

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.

Nicknames:

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,