Infographic of Meredith name meaning, which is “The defender from the sea,” based on the Welsh mor (sea) and di(fferaf) (I protect).
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Meredith Name Popularity

How popular is the name Meredith? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 758 10 0.002%
1913 744 13 0.0023%
1914 746 20 0.0029%
1915 698 37 0.0041%
1916 725 36 0.0037%
1917 891 21 0.0021%
1918 677 49 0.0046%
1919 762 37 0.0035%
1920 698 49 0.0044%
1921 676 57 0.005%
1922 680 55 0.0049%
1923 985 19 0.0017%
1924 788 38 0.0033%
1925 823 32 0.0028%
1926 1,061 15 0.0014%
1927 738 41 0.0037%
1928 639 59 0.0055%
1929 944 21 0.002%
1930 818 29 0.0028%
1931 772 31 0.0031%
1932 1,150 10 0.001%
1933 957 15 0.0016%
1934 1,008 14 0.0014%
1935 1,059 12 0.0012%
1936 705 35 0.0036%
1937 950 15 0.0015%
1938 796 27 0.0026%
1939 920 16 0.0016%
1940 705 40 0.0038%
1941 646 51 0.0045%
1942 708 46 0.0036%
1943 903 21 0.0016%
1944 808 27 0.0022%
1945 1,097 10 0.0008%
1946 816 29 0.002%
1947 812 37 0.0022%
1948 940 21 0.0013%
1949 1,014 17 0.0011%
1950 1,457 5 0.0003%
1951 980 19 0.0011%
1952 944 23 0.0013%
1953 959 22 0.0012%
1954 1,337 7 0.0004%
1955 0 0%
1956 1,458 5 0.0003%
1957 1,446 6 0.0003%
1958 1,462 6 0.0003%
1959 1,556 5 0.0003%
1960 1,202 12 0.0006%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 1,667 5 0.0004%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 2,195 5 0.0003%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 2,230 6 0.0004%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 2,985 5 0.0003%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Meredyth

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Welsh

Merideth

Noted ruler

Welsh

Meridith

Noted ruler

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