Jeremy (name)

Jeremy (name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Jeremy

gender = Male
meaning = the Lord loosens, God will uplift
region =
origin =
related names = Jeremiah
footnotes = [Kachold, Rich. "Jeremy," WikiName - All About Names ]

Jeremy is a masculine given name. It is an English variant of the biblical name Jeremiah.

In arts and entertainment

* Jeremy Beadle MBE (1948–2008), English television presenter, writer and producer
* Jeremy Bowen, Welsh journalist
* Jeremy Brett (1933–1995), English actor
* Jeremy Brock, actor and director
* Jeremy Clarkson, English broadcaster
* Jeremy Davis,Bassist for Paramore
* Jeremy Deller, English artist
* Jeremy Edwards, English TV actor
* Jeremy Filsell, English pianist and composer
* Jem Finer, English musician with the Pogues
* Jeremy Hardy, English comedian
* Jeremy Healy, English singer and DJ
* Jeremy Irons, English actor
* Jeremy Kyle, English TV presenter
* Jeremy London, American actor with twin actor Jason London
* Jeremy Mills, guitarist of Scottish band Idlewild
* Jeremy Northam, English film actor
* Jeremy Paxman, English TV presenter
* Jeremy Pedron, Graphic Designer
* Jeremy Piven, American actor
* Jeremy Rees, professional lacrosse player
* Jeremy Suarez, African-American actor from The Bernie Mac Show
* Jeremy Spake, English TV presenter
* Jeremy Taggart, percussionist for Canadian band Our Lady Peace
* Jeremy Thomas, English writer and film producer
* Jeremy Vine, English radio and TV journalist and presenter
* Jeremy Williams, British actor
* Jeremy Wright (blogger), Canadian author and blogger
* Jeremy Tatar, famous Australian bassist, currently resurrecting Canadian dance-punk band controller.controller

In politics

* Jeremy Browne, UK MP
* Jeremy Corbyn, UK MP
* Jeremy Hunt, UK MP
* Jeremy Purvis, Scottish MSP
* Jeremy Thorpe, former UK MP and Liberal leader
* Jeremy Wright (politician), UK MP

In sports

* Jeremy Affeldt, American baseball player
* Jeremy Guscott, English rugby player and commentator
* Jeremy Mayfield, American NASCAR driver
* Jeremy McGrath, American dirt bike racer
* Jeremy Reed, American baseball player
* Jeremy Roenick, American ice hockey player
* Jeremy Shockey, American football player
* Jeremy Sowers, American baseball player

In other fields

* Jeremy Bamber, English criminal
* Jeremy Bentham, English legal reformer and philosopher
* Jeremy Dear, English journalist and union leader
* Jeremy Leggett, English environmentalist
* Jeremy Peat, Scottish economist and a Governor of the BBC
* Jeremy Rosen, English rabbi
* Jeremy Taylor author and clergyman

Fictional characters with the name

*Jeremy, also known as Germy, a sickly kid in the TV show ICarly
*Jeremy, fictional character in the British television show "Peep Show"
* Jeremy, a character in Pure Pwnage
* Jeremy, a character in Phineas And Ferb
* Jeremy Hilary Boob, the "nowhere man" from The Beatles' film, Yellow Submarine (film).


Previously uncommon, the name Jeremy became popular from the 1950s, through the 1960s and into the 1970s, rising abruptly from the 296th-ranked male given name in 1968 to be the 42nd-ranked name in 1972. Since the mid-1980s, its popularity has gradually fallen.

ee also

*Jem a shortened familiar name or nickname for Jeremy
*Jerry as above, a shortened version of Jeremy

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