[ 2 syll. je-re, jer-e ] The baby boy name Jere is pronounced JHEHR-iy (English) †. Jere has its origins in the Hebrew and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in the English and Finnish languages.
Jere is a short form of the German, Hebrew, Dutch, Finnish, Portuguese, and Spanish Jeremias in the English and Finnish languages and a short form of the English and Hungarian Jeremiah in the English and Finnish languages.
Jere is also a variant form of the English and French Jerome.
Jere is rare as a baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1941, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Jere. It was #498 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale today. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly linked to Jere, Jeremiah was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Jere: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"