Jeremiah is experiencing a surge in popularity, surpassing Jeremy, Jerome, and Jermaine. An Old Testament prophet, Jeremiah wrote the books of Jeremiah and Lamentations. Robert Redford starred in the 1972 film, Jeremiah Johnson. Its variant, Jeramiah, is much less common.
- Hebrew: The Lord exalts
Football player Jeremiah Cockheran, Baseball player Jeremiah Reardon, Football player Jeremiah Trotter
Son of Bob and Michelle Duggar, Son of MC Hammer