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Jeremiah Name Meaning and Origin

Jeremiah Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

God will uplift, appointed by God

Name Origin


Jeremiah is a Hebrew name meaning 'God will uplift' or 'appointed by God'. It is derived from the Hebrew name Yirmeyahu, which combines the elements 'Yir' meaning 'to uplift' and 'Yahu' referring to God. In the Bible, Jeremiah was a prophet who foretold the fall of Jerusalem.

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Jeremiah Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Jeremiah is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables and clear enunciation.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Jeremiah has a good rhythm with a strong emphasis on the first syllable, making it pleasant to hear.

Famous People Named Jeremiah

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● Jeremiah Brent

Jeremiah Brent is an interior designer and television personality known for his appearances on shows like 'The Rachel Zoe Project' and 'Nate & Jeremiah by Design'. He is also recognized for his work at various design firms and his advocacy for LGBTQ rights.

● Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson is a former professional basketball player who played in the NBA for the Houston Rockets. He is known for his athleticism and defensive skills on the court.

● Jeremiah Buoni

Jeremiah Buoni is a reality TV star who gained fame on the MTV series 'Jersey Shore: Family Vacation'. He is known for his outgoing personality and dramatic interactions with his castmates.

Jeremiah Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Jeremiah

The name Jeremiah does not typically evoke negative connotations, as it is associated with positive meanings and biblical significance. However, some may perceive the name as old-fashioned or overly religious, depending on personal beliefs and associations.

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