Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Of Jeremiah; The Lord exalts; Of Geraldine; Spear Ruler
Jere is a gender-neutral name with nickname vibes and multiple fascinating origins. While some believe it derives from Hebrew Jeremiah, meaning "the Lord exalts," others look to the Old German name Geraldine, which translates to "spear ruler." Fantasy fiction nerds will love this name because of its relation to Geralt, as in the hunky butt-kicking mutant in The Witcher. Imagine explaining that one at playgroup! Nowadays, Jere is more commonly used as an affectionate short form for the name Jeremy. All around, Jere packs a serious punch for a one-syllable name!
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