The name Jeremy is a boy's name of English origin meaning "appointed by God". Jeremy is ranked #193 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".
From the experts:
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.