First name origin & meaning:
Hebrew: Exalted of God
First name variations: Jeremia, Yirmeyah, Jerry, Jerrie, Jerri, Jeri, Jere, Jerimiha, Jerimya, Jerimiah, Geremiah, Jaramia, Jemeriah, Jemiah, Jeramiha, Jereias, Jeremaya, Jeremia, Jeremial, Jeremija, Jeremya, Jeremyah
Last name origin & 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.