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Jeremias ( יִרְמְיָהוּ Yirməyāhū , Jirmejahu) is a male given name and also occurs as a family name.

Origin and meaning

Jeremias is the Latin spelling of the Hebrew Jeremiah , among other things the name of one of the prophets of the Old Testament .

The name originally means: the God (Hebrew - jah ) exalted. Today this form of name is used in many countries with a Judeo-Christian tradition both as a first and last name.


name day

February 16 , May 1 , June 7

Well-known namesake

First name

family name

See also