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Names starting with Jer

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