Jeremy: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jeremy

The Medieval English form of Jeremiah, meaning “appointed by God.” You’ll wonder about this meaning the first time you see him do something questionable with a booger, like eating it or wiping it on a wall. Don’t worry — it’s normal, because kids.

Nicknames:

Jere, Jem, Jerry, Remy.

Famous people named Jeremy:

Actors Jeremy London, Jeremy Pivens, Jeremy Jackson, Jeremy Renner, and Jeremy Irons; NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield.

Fun fact:

One of the best-known Jeremys (or is it Jeremies?) is Jeremy Atticus “Jem” Finch from Harper Lee’s novel To Kill A Mockingbird.

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