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Jeremiah Name Meaning

From the Hebrew name Yirmeyahu (meaning ‘appointed by God’ in Hebrew), borne by a Biblical prophet of the 7th–6th centuries bc, whose story, prophecies of judgement, and lamentations are recorded in the book of the Bible that bears his name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Jeremiah Family Origin

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Jeremiah Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Miner

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jeremiah family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jeremiah. The most common Jeremiah occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Jeremiah's were Farmers.

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Jeremiah Historical Records

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Jeremiah Life Expectancy

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