What does Mead mean?
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)