55 Handpicked Baby Names That Start With Jer [+ Meanings!]

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Baby names starting with Jer

On the hunt for great baby names that start with Jer? Then this list is for you. Below you’ll find 55 handpicked name ideas beginning with Jer.

Unlike those other lists you’ll find with hundreds of names but most of them unusable, I personally curated this list so that every name is truly wearable.

I also group together alternative spellings of names where appropriate to help you find the right version for your baby. And each name has its meaning and origins included.

Perhaps you’re looking to honor someone you love with a similar Jer name. Maybe you simply love the sound Jer in baby names.

Below you’ll find classic names like Jeremiah and Jerome. You’ll also see truly unique names that start with Jer like Jervon and Jerneja, and modern names like Jersey and Jereias.

While Jer is a more common sound in boys’ names, this list also includes girls and unisex jer- names so there is something for everyone.

And don’t forget to check out some of our other name lists like 55 Names That Start With OL and 20+ Alternatives Names to Jade.

Boy Names Beginning With Jer

Example Boy names that start with Jer

Up first are baby boy names beginning with Jer.

Jerah

Meaning: Moon
Origin: Hebrew

Jerahmy

Meaning: God uplifts
Variation of: Jeremy
Origin: English, Hebrew

Jerald

Alternative Spellings: Jerrold, Jerrald
Meaning: Ruler of the Spear
Variation of: Gerald
Origin: German

Jeraldo

Meaning: Ruler of the Spear
Variation of: Gerald
Origin: Spanish, German

Jerall

Alternative Spellings: Jerrell
Meaning: Open-minded
Origin: English

Jerardo

Meaning: Spear
Variation of: Gerard
Origin: Italian, German

Jereias

Meaning: God will rise
Variation of: Jeremiah
Origin: Hebrew

Jereme

Meaning: Sacred Name
Variation of: Jerome
Origin: Greek

Jeremiah

Alternative Spellings: Jeremaya
Meaning: God will rise
Origin: Hebrew

Jeremial

Meaning: God will rise
Variation of: Jeremiah
Origin: Hebrew

Jeremias

Meaning: God will rise
Variation of: Jeremiah
Origin: Hebrew, German

Jereon

Meaning: Sacred Name
Variation of: Jerome
Origin: Greek, Dutch

Jereth

Meaning: Gentleness
Variation of: Gareth
Origin: English

Jeriah

Meaning: Taught by God
Origin: Hebrew

Jericho

Alternative Spellings: Jerrico
Meaning: Moon City, Biblical Place
Origin: Arabic

Jermal

Alternative Spellings: Jermel
Meaning: Beauty
Variation of: Jamal
Origin: Arabic

Jermiah

Meaning: God will rise
Variation of: Jeremiah
Origin: Hebrew

Jermone

Alternative Spellings: Jermon, Jermoney
Meaning: From Germany
Variation of: Germaine
Origin: English

Jernej

Meaning: Son of Furrows
Variation of: Bartholomew
Origin: Slovenian

Jerome

Meaning: Sacred Name
Origin: Greek

Jeromo

Meaning: Sacred Name
Variation of: Jerome
Origin: Greek

Jeron

Alternative Spellings: Jerone, Jerron
Meaning: Sacred Name
Variation of: Jerome
Origin: Greek

Jeronimo

Meaning: Sacred Name
Variation of: Geronimo, Jerome
Origin: Native American, Italian

Jerrard

Meaning: Spear Strength
Variation of: Gerard
Origin: German

Jerrett

Alternative Spellings: Jerrott
Meaning: Spear Strength
Variation of: Garrett
Origin: Irish, English

Jerrick

Alternative Spellings: Jerek, Jerric
Meaning: Ruler
Variation of: Derrick
Origin: English

Jerrod

Alternative Spellings: Jerod, Jerrad, Jerred, Jerad
Meaning: He descends
Variation of: Jared
Origin: Hebrew

Jervon

Meaning: Unknown Meaning
Origin: English

Girl Names That Start With Jer

Example Girl names that begin with Jer

Up next are baby girl names that start with Jer. I personally like Jera and Jeremine.

Jera

Meaning: Spear Strength
Variation of: Gera
Origin: Slovenian

Jeraldine

Alternative Spellings: Jeraldeen, Jeraldene
Meaning: Rule of the Spear
Variation of: Geraldine
Origin: German

Jeralee

Meaning: Ruler of the Spear
Origin: German, French

Jerca

Meaning: Spear Strength
Variation of: Gertrude
Origin: Polish, Slovenian

Jeremine

Meaning: God Rises
Variation of: Jeremiah
Origin: Hebrew, French

Jericha

Meaning: Biblical Place
Variation of: Jericho
Origin: Arabic

Jerilyn

Alternative Spellings: Jerilynn, Jerrilyn
Meaning: Spear Ruler, Pretty
Variation of: Jerry and Lyn
Origin: English

Jerini

Meaning: Peace
Variation of: Irene
Origin: Greek

Jerlene

Alternative Spellings: Jerlean
Meaning: Spear Ruler
Variation of: Geraldine
Origin: German

Jerline

Meaning: Spear Ruler
Variation of: Geraldine
Origin: German

Jerneja

Meaning: Son of Furrows
Variation of: Jernej, Bartholomew
Origin: Slovenian

Jerrica

Alternative Spellings: Jerica
Meaning: Ruler
Origin: English

Jerrileen

Meaning: Spear Ruler
Variation of: Geraldine
Origin: German

Jerusha

Alternative Spellings: Jeruscha
Meaning: Inheritance
Origin: Hebrew

Unisex Jer Names

unisex name ideas that start with Jer

Lastly, these are unisex names with Jer to give your baby flexibility in the future. If you want to get in on the city name trend, like Kingston and Brooklyn, consider Jersey or Jerusalem.

Jer

Alternative Spellings: Jerr
Meaning: God uplifts
Variation of: Jeremy
Origin: English, Hebrew

Jere

Alternative Spellings: Jerre
Meaning: God exalts
Variation of: Jerry
Origin: English

Jeremy

Meaning: God uplifts
Variation of: Jeremiah
Origin: English, Hebrew

Jermaine

Alternative Spellings: Jermain
Meaning: From Germany
Variation of: Germaine
Origin: French

Jermane

Alternative Spellings: Jerman, Jermayn
Meaning: From Germany
Variation of: Germaine
Origin: French

Jermine

Alternative Spellings: Jermin
Meaning: From Germany
Variation of: Germaine
Origin: French, English

Jerrell

Alternative Spellings: Jerell, Jerel
Meaning: Spear Strength
Variation of: Jarrell, Gerald
Origin: German

Jerry

Alternative Spellings: Jerri, Jeri, Jerrie
Meaning: God exalts
Origin: English, Hebrew

Jersey

Meaning: Geirr’s Island
Origin: English

Jerusalem

Meaning: City of Peace
Origin: Hebrew

Jervaise

Alternative Spellings: Jervase, Jervis
Meaning: Spear Skilled
Variation of: Gervaise
Origin: French

Jervey

Meaning: Spear Wielder
Variation of: Gervase
Origin: English

Jeryl

Meaning: Open-minded
Origin: English

Conclusion: Baby Names with Jer

That wraps up our list of baby names starting with Jer. I hope you found some new Jer name ideas to add to your name list. Of all the names, I particularly love the names Jeremine and Jera.

If you’re looking for more baby name inspiration, don’t forget to check out some of our other lists like 40 Charming Girl Names with Boyish Nicknames or 75 Hippie Name Ideas.

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