Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Will Uplift
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Jeremiah...

• was given to 5,815 baby boys
• was the 63rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 12% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Hawaii, Florida, and Mississippi
• was least popular in Wyoming, Vermont, and Utah
• was about as popular as Theodore and Hudson
Babies Named Jeremiah Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Jeremiah...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2010
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1965
• is 4254% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 199% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Micah, Amar, Damien, Safiya, Chana, Jacelyn
• has the most opposite popularity history to Steven, Carlton, Nelson, Janette, Colleen, Rosa
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jeremiah Per State
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Geographically the name Jeremiah...

• 9% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Josiah, Zion, Tristan, Aaliyah, Bella, Arianna
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Archer, Oliver, Calvin, Hadley, Ivy, Clara
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Jeremiah by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Jeremiah are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Jeremiah will be the only kid named Jeremiah in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Jeremiah compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Jeremiah rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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