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Jeremy (name)

Jeremy is a masculine given name. It is an English variant of the biblical name Jeremiah.

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Popularity

Previously uncommon, the name Jeremy became popular from the 1950s, through the 1960s and into the 1970s, rising abruptly from the 296th-ranked male given name in 1968 to be the 42nd-ranked name in 1972. Since the mid-1980s, its popularity has gradually fallen.

Popularity of "Jeremy" from 1960-2006
Year Rank
2006 123
2004 111
2000 84
1996 56
1992 47
1988 35
1984 30
1980 18
1976 14
1972 42
1968 296
1964 538
1960 619
Source: Social Security Administration.
See http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames

See also

  • Jeremy
  • Jem a shortened familiar name or nickname for Jeremy
  • Jerry as above, a shortened version of Jeremy

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