Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. YEH-reh(Finnish) JEHR-ee(English)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

VariantsJarkko(Finnish) Jerko(Croatian) Gerry, Jem, Jemmy, Jerry(English) Jez, Jezza(English (British))
Feminine FormGeraldine(English)
Other Languages & CulturesErmias(Amharic) Hieronymos, Hieronymus(Ancient Greek) Jeremiah, Jeremy(Biblical) Ieremias(Biblical Greek) Yirmiyahu(Biblical Hebrew) Hieremias(Biblical Latin) Jeroným(Czech) Gerald, Hieronymus, Jeroen, Gerolt(Dutch) Gérald, Géraud, Jérémie, Jérémy, Jérôme(French) Gerald, Gerold, Hieronymus, Gerhold, Jeremias(German) Geroald, Gerold(Germanic) Geronimo(History) Gearóid, Gearalt(Irish) Geremia, Gerolamo, Girolamo, Giraldo(Italian) Ieronimus(Late Roman) Hieronim, Jeremi, Jeremiasz(Polish) Geraldo, Jeremias(Portuguese) Jerônimo(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Jerónimo(Portuguese (European)) Ieronim(Romanian) Ieronim(Russian) Hieronym(Slovak) Geraldo, Jeremías, Jerónimo, Gerónimo(Spanish) Gerallt(Welsh)


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Name Days

Finland: June 26


Entry updated February 28, 2019