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Names starting with Jer

Jera - English name derived from the Old Saxon runic letter jera, meaning "year."
Jeremiah - Anglicized form of Greek Ieremias ("Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls") and Hebrew Yirmeyah ("whom God has appointed"). In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.
Jérôme - French form of Latin Hieronymus, meaning "holy name."
Jeri - Variant spelling of English Jerri, meaning "spear ruler."
Jere - Short form of English Jeremiah, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls."
Jericho -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeriychow, meaning "city of the moon" or "place of fragrance." In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus.
Jered - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yered, meaning "descent." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. Also spelled Jared.
Jerri - Variant spelling of English Jerry, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerry - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Gerry, meaning "spear ruler." Compare with masculine Jerry.
Jeriah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeriyah, meaning "people of Jehovah" or "taught by Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Also spelled Jerijah.
Jerk - Short form of Swedish Jerker, meaning "ever-ruler."
Jermaine - English variant spelling of French Germain, meaning "from Germany."
Jeremiel - Variant spelling of English Jerahmiel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves."
Jervis - Variant spelling of English Jarvis, meaning "spear servant."
Jerusha - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeruwsha, meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.
Jerald - Variant spelling of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerrold - Variant spelling of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
Jeronim - Polish form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Jerahmiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yerachmiel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves." In the book of Enoch, this is the name of an archangel.
Jerrik - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler." 
Jeremy - Variant form of English Jeremiah, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." 
Jerahmeel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Yerachmeel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron. 
Jeroen - Dutch form of Latin Hieronymus, meaning "holy name."
Jerzy - Polish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jerrod - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jerrie - Variant spelling of English Jerry, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerred - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jerrard - Variant spelling of English Gerrard, meaning "spear strong."
Jeronimas - Lithuanian form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Jerold - Variant spelling of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
Jernej - Slovene form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Jerker - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler."
Jeremius - German Latinized form of Greek Ieremias, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." 
Jeremias - Latin form of Greek Ieremias, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.
Jerónimo - Spanish form of Latin Hieronymus, meaning "holy name."
Jérémie - French form of Greek Ieremias, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls."
Jerome - English form of French Jérôme, meaning "holy name."
Jerry - Pet form of English Jeremy, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." Compare with feminine Jerry. 

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