Yirmeya is a Hebrew name that means “God will exalt”. It is derived from the root word “ramah”, meaning “to elevate”. In the Torah, the prophet Jeremiah, also known as Yirmeyahu, is considered one of the major prophets and is known for his prophecies of God’s judgement and salvation for His people. The name Yirmeya is often given to boys in Jewish culture to honor this prophet and his strong faith in God.


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Benjamina, Chaya, Chori, Eliyahu, Yoshiya

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