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Meredith Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Meredith is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Meredith is "sea lord".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 606  in baby name popularity for girls with 475 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Meredith Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Meredith has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Meredith to other names.


What will your new little Meredith be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

Variants of the name Meredith include Merideth.

Other Tidbits

Meredith falls into the water name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Meredith in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Meredith.

Just for fun, see the name Meredith in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Meredith in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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