Given Name JERE

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YE-re (Finnish), JER-ee (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Finnish diminutive of JEREMIAS (usually used independently), as well as a Croatian diminutive of JERONIM and an English diminutive of JERALD or JEREMIAH.
VARIANTS: Jarkko (Finnish), Jerko (Croatian), Gerry, Jem, Jemmy, Jerry (English), Jez, Jezza (English (British))
FEMININE FORM: Geraldine (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gerold (Ancient Germanic), Hieronymos, Hieronymus (Ancient Greek), Jeremiah, Jeremy (Biblical), Ieremias (Biblical Greek), Yirmiyahu (Biblical Hebrew), Hieremias (Biblical Latin), Gerolt, Hieronymus, Jeroen (Dutch), Gérald, Géraud, Jérémie, Jérôme (French), Gerald, Gerold, Hieronymus, Jeremias, Gerhold (German), Geronimo (History), Gearalt, Gearóid (Irish), Gerolamo, Giraldo, Girolamo (Italian), Ieronimus (Late Roman), Geraldo, Jeremias, Jerónimo (Portuguese), Jerônimo (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Geraldo, Jeremías, Jerónimo, Gerónimo (Spanish), Gerallt (Welsh)
Entry updated May 31, 2018