English form of Jeremiah
"appointed by God"

Jeremy Origin and Meaning

The name Jeremy is a boy's name of English origin meaning "appointed by God".

This one-time trendy form of Jeremiah hovered just outside the Top 25 throughout the 1970s and 80s.

Scout's brother Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird was christened Jeremy Atticus Finch, Jem being a very appealing nickname. Jeremy Piven and Jeremy Renner are two current bearers.

# 245 in the US

Jeremy Rank in US Top 1000

# 526 on Nameberry

Jeremy Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Jeremy Popularity

Famous People Named Jeremy

  • Jeremy Bernard CorbynBritish Leader of the Opposition
  • Jeremy Lee RennerAmerican actor
  • Jeremy Samuel PivenAmerican actor
  • Jeremy John IronsEnglish actor
  • Jeremy Philip NorthamEnglish actor
  • Jeremy Michael LondonAmerican actor; twin brother Jason Paul London
  • Jeremy Brett (born Peter Jeremy William Huggins)English actor
  • Jeremy Charles Robert ClarksonEnglish television presenter
  • Jeremy FurstenfeldAmerican drummer of band Blue October
  • (John) Jeremy ThorpeEnglish politician
  • Jeremy Allen MayfieldAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Jeremy Charles ShockeyAmerican football player
  • Jeremy ShuHow Lin, American basketball player
  • Jeremy Miles "Jinxx" FergusonAmerican musician
  • Jeremy Irvine (born Jeremy William Fredric Smith)English actor
  • Jeremy Kent JacksonAmerican actor
  • Jeremy Robert Myron SumpterAmerican actor
  • Jeremy David AffeldtAmerican baseball pitcher
  • Jeremy SouleAmerican composer
  • Jeremy BenthamEnglish philosopher
  • Jeremy Thomas CampAmerican Christian singer,songwriter
  • Jeremy Michael JordanAmerican actor
  • Jérémy StraviusFrench swimmer
  • Jeremy Joseph VuoloAmerican former soccer player and husband of Jinger Duggar
  • Jeremy Allen WhiteAmerican actor
  • Jeremy WarnerAmerican actor in YouTube sketch comedy show Studio C
  • Jeremy VineEnglish radio presenter
  • Jeremy Kylereality tv host
  • Jeremy ShadaAmerican actor and voice actor

Jeremy in Pop Culture

  • Jeremy Atticus "Jem" Finchin Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
  • Jeremy Gilbertcharacter on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
  • Jeremy Pottsfrom "Chitty,Chitty,Bang,Bang"
  • Jeremy (Jeremiah) Johnsoncharacter on the Disney cartoon "Phineas and Ferb"
  • Jeremy Duncanteenaged central character from the comic "Zits"
  • Jeremy Finkmain character in Wendy Mass's "Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life"
  • Jeremy "Jez" Usbornecharacter on British TV series "Peep Show"
  • "Jeremy" song by Pearl Jam
  • Jeremy/Jeremie Belpoischaracter from "Code Lyoko"
  • Jeremy Darlingcharacter from TV series "Dirty Sexy Money"
  • Jeremy Jonesin the TV show "Jane by Design"
  • Jeremya character in the Nickelodeon cartoon "Harvey Beaks"
  • Jeremy Poldarkcharacter in the Poldark books by Winston Graham and TV series
  • Jeremy Heerecharacter in the musical/book "Be More Chill"
  • Dr. Jeremy Reedcharacter from TV series "The Mindy Project"