The name Jeremiah means God Will Uplift and is of Hebrew origin. Jeremiah is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.
In the Bible, Jeremiah, also called the "weeping prophet," was appointed by God to be a prophet to the nations.
Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman and lawyer. Jeremiah Castille, American football player. Jeremiah Johnson, an American film starring Robert Redford (1972).