Name Meredith Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Meredith


Meredith is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Meredith thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Meredith?

Meredith is a unisex name, which derived from the Welsh surnames Maredudd or Meredydd. Since the mid-1920s it has been used more often for girls than for boys in English-speaking countries. But in Wales, it is still a masculine name.

What does the name Meredith mean?

Meredith means “great lord” or “sea lord” (from Welsh “mere” = great/splendid or “mór” = sea + “iudd” = lord/ruler)

Pronunciation of Meredith

Popularity of the name Meredith

The name Meredith is ranked #5762 overall.

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