Jeremiah Name Meaning

From the Hebrew name Yirmeyahu (meaning ‘appointed by God’ in Hebrew), borne by a Biblical prophet of the 7th–6th centuries bc, whose story, prophecies of judgement, and lamentations are recorded in the book of the Bible that bears his name.

List of People with Surname Jeremiah

According to our database, there are a total of 323 people with the surname Jeremiah. Among these people surnamed Jeremiah, there are about 117 distinct names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. Michael Jeremiah, John Jeremiah and William Jeremiah are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jeremiah, with 8, 8 and 8 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that New York has the largest number of people surnamed Jeremiah, with a total of 41 people, and there are a total of 33 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jeremiah, with a total of 34 people and an average of 27 distinct names.