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The name Jeremy is of Hebrew origin, and means Yahweh exalts.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jeremy has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jeremy
Use of the Name Jeremy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
396,967 396,109 251,792 50,601 20,787 7,659 3,794
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jeremy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jeremy first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1942, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jeremy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194290554  
1943    
194488552  
194575366  
194678372  
1947    
194883367  
194977280  
195080871  
195174986  
1952703100  
1953701102  
1954693108  
1955687114  
195674298  
195777395  
1958716108  
1959702120  
1960619157  
1961579186  
1962593172  
1963561199  
1964541211  
1965468279  
1966455286  
1967379394  
1968296637  
19691482,073  
1970704,317  
1971457,485  
1972427,397  
1973339,347  
19742413,278  
19752415,174  
19761420,110  
19771521,590985139
19781819,482  
19791621,008  
19801819,873  
19812219,084  
19822816,455  
19833014,245  
19843013,242  
19853013,435  
19862816,260  
19872914,458  
19883513,157  
19893413,080  
19904011,678  
19914310,399  
1992479,032  
1993468,574  
1994478,219  
1995487,079  
1996566,408  
1997645,792  
1998685,534  
1999815,001  
2000844,726  
2001894,253  
2002954,149  
20031083,865  
20041113,794  
Totals:  396,967 139

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jeremy as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Jeremy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 61 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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