What does Mead mean?
Mead /mead/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Mead) is pronounced meed. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Mead is "meadow".
Place name. Also possibly (Old English) "honey wine". General George Meade was in charge of the Army of the Potomac in the Civil War, and played a crucial part in the Union victory at Gettysburg. Architect William Rutherford Mead.
How popular is Mead?
Mead is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1494 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mead for boys. Mead has not been listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)