Gender: Male Meaning of Jeremy: "appointed by God" Origin of Jeremy: English form of Jeremiah Jeremy's Popularity in 2019: #216

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.

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Rank in US: #216

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fifi_forever Says:


NO one calls my dad Jem, I didn’t even know that was a nickname for Jeremy. Everyone just calls home Jer

fifi_forever Says:


My dad’s name is Jeremy

TechnoKitten Says:


Strong and handsome boy name.

LV51sfan91 Says:


I love the name Jeremy for a boy! Mostly because I love Jeremy Camp and his song "beautiful one." Jeremy's meaning is fantastic too!

Wittyusername103 Says:


That's a good idea.

ziggywiggy Says:


WOW! I'm surprised nobody has commented on this name yet, considering it's a classic. I really love this name with the nickname Jem!