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Meaning and name origin

Meredith \m(e)-redi-th, mer(e)-dith\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Meredith), is pronounced MARE-a-dith, ma-RARE-dith. It is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Meredith is "great, noted ruler". Also possibly "sea lord". American use of Meredith is now mostly as a girl's name. Actress Meredith Baxter; newscaster Meredith Vieira.

Meredith has 6 variant forms: Meradith, Meredithe, Meredyth, Meridith, Merridie and Merry.


Popularity

Meredith is a very popular first name for females (#434 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1366 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Meredith for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Meredith name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Meredith outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Meredith and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Meredith and Merry. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Meredith, Merry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Meredith outside U.S.

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