See also: Jérémy

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛɹ.ɪ.mi/, /ˈd͡ʒɛɹ.ə.mi/
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  • (US, also) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛɹ.mi/, /ˈd͡ʒɜɹ.mi/

Proper noun edit

Jeremy (plural Jeremys)

  1. A male given name from Hebrew, English form of Jeremiah. Also used to anglicize Irish Diarmaid (Dermot).
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), London: [] Robert Barker, [], →OCLC, Matthew 2:17:
      Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet.
    • 1840, John Bowring, Memoirs of Jeremy Bentham. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, p.169:
      He had the name of Jeremy given to him, because Jeremiah, as his father said, was a family name; and there was an advantage in curtailing a syllable, and in showing a preference towards the names of the New Testament over those of the old.
    • 2004 October 22, QI, Season 2, Episode 4:
      Fry: You don't meet many American Jeremies, do you? Have you ever met an American Jeremy?
      Clarkson: No, it's too complicated. There's three syllables.

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From English Jeremy.

Proper noun edit


  1. a male given name from Hebrew