Meaning and name origin
Mead \mead\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.
Mead is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1468 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mead for boys. Mead has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).