Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:145
Meaning:the Lord exalts
Jeremiah is a baby boy name of Hebrew origin. Derived from the Hebrew Bible, the name Yirmeyahu or Jeremiah means “the Lord exalts.” According to Christian scriptures, Jeremiah was a powerful prophet who helped his ministry with his wisdom and messages from God. Besides this fascinating figure, the name Jeremiah has taken center stage in countries like Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania. Whether you’re looking for a way to honor your divine being or desire a proud exclamation to welcome baby, the name Jeremiah will not let you down.

Famous People Named Jeremiah

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  • Jeremiah Duggar
    Reality TV Star
  • Jeremiah Green
    Drummer
  • Jeremiah Neil
    Singer
  • Jeremiah Trotter
    Football Player

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