- a masculine name: dim. Jerry; var. Jeremy
- a Hebrew prophet of the 7th and 6th cent.
- the book containing his prophecies: abbrev. Jer or Jr
- a person pessimistic about the future
Origin of JeremiahEcclesiastical Late Latin Jeremias from Ecclesiastical Greek Hieremias from Classical Hebrew (language) yirmey?h, literally , the Lord loosens (i.e., from the womb)