Jeremias is a unique take on a classically Biblical name. Though it sounds modern and fresh, it has actually been around for centuries in Germany and Finland. Jeremias is now a top 1,000 baby name in America, first coming into the spotlight in 2017.

Meaning of the name Jeremias:

Hebrew: appointed by God
German: appointed by God

Origin of the name Jeremias:

Jeremias is the German version of the baby name Jeremiah. In modern times, it is also used in Portuguese cultures. Jeremiah comes from the Hebrew name Yirmiyahu and was associated with one of the major prophets of the Old Testament. It comes from the root Hebrew words “rum” and “yah.”

Symbolism of the name Jeremias:

The baby name Jeremias is the German and Finnish variation of the Hebrew name Jeremiah, and ultimately Yirmiyahu. The root word “rum” means “to exalt” or “to appoint,” and the word “yah” means “God.”

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Gender of the name Jeremias:

Jeremias is a traditionally European name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Jeremias:


Number of syllables in the name Jeremias:


Emotion evoked from the name Jeremias:

Jeremias feels fresh and unique. It is a wholesome and kind-hearted baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Jeremias:

  • Jeremyas
  • Jerimias
  • Jerimyas
  • Jeramias
  • Jeramyas

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Popularity of the name Jeremias:

Jeremias is an old name, but it has only become popular in America in the last five years. The first time that Jeremias was on the top 1,000 list was in 2017 at rank 983. In 2020, the name is rank 944.

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Famous people with the name Jeremias:

Jeremias' in popular culture:

  • Jeremias (character from “El Jeremias”)