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What does Merideth mean?

Merideth Pronunciation of Merideth [merideth] as a boys' name has its root in Welsh, and Merideth means "noted ruler". Merideth is a variant form of Meredith (Welsh): also possibly "sea lord".

Associated with: ruler (king).


Merideth has 2 variants: Meredyth and Meridith.

Creative forms:
(male) Marideth, Mordeth, ..

(female) Merideni, Meridetea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Merideth Mariano (M.M.), ..

How popular is Merideth?

Merideth is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#14482 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Meredith is the only prominent alternative form of Merideth (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Merideth reached the height of its popularity in the 1910s (adoption of 0.01%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meredith in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Merideth and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Gareth, Garith, Garreth, Jareth, Jarreth, Jereth, Keith, Kenneth, Leith, Mardel, Marden, Mariner, Markeith, Marsden, Mcbride, Meade, Medesto (see Modesto), Mehlech, Mehmet, Meier, Melden, Meliseo, Mendel, Mendell, Merce, Mercer, Meril, Merill, Merit, Meritt, Merle, Merlen, Merrel, Merrell, Merrett, Merritt, Mersey, Merven, Morice, Moriel, Moritz, Murdoch and Muriel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Merideth.

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