The name Jeremy is a boy's name of English origin meaning "appointed by God". Jeremy is ranked #184 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Werewolf Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Who's their sibling?".
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This one-time trendy form of Jeremiah, which hovered just outside the Top 25 throughout the 1970s and 80s, has now dropped to Number 184, while the original biblical form, Jeremiah, has soared to Number 58.
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.