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Names starting with Jer

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.
Jerold - Variant spelling of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerald - Variant spelling of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerk - Short form of Swedish Jerker, meaning "ever-ruler."
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.
Jermaine - English variant spelling of French Germain, meaning "from Germany."
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.
Jervis - Variant spelling of English Jarvis, meaning "spear servant."
Jerrik - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler." 
Jerri - Variant spelling of English Jerry, meaning "spear ruler."
Jérôme - French form of Latin Hieronymus, meaning "holy name."
Jerrard - Variant spelling of English Gerrard, meaning "spear strong."
Jerred - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jerrod - Variant spelling of English Jared, meaning "descent."
Jerrold - Variant spelling of English Gerald, meaning "spear ruler."
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.
Jernej - Slovene form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Jeremiel - Variant spelling of English Jerahmiel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves."
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.
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. 
Jerrie - Variant spelling of English Jerry, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerker - Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Erik, meaning "ever-ruler."
Jeroen - Dutch form of Latin Hieronymus, meaning "holy name."
Jerry - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Gerry, meaning "spear ruler." Compare with masculine Jerry.
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.
Jeri - Variant spelling of English Jerri, meaning "spear ruler."
Jerzy - Polish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Jere - Short form of English Jeremiah, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls."
Jeremius - German Latinized form of Greek Ieremias, 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.
Jeronim - Polish form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Jeronimas - Lithuanian form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Jera - English name derived from the Old Saxon runic letter jera, meaning "year."
Jeremy - Variant form of English Jeremiah, meaning "Jehovah casts forth" or "Jehovah hurls." 
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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