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Meaning and Origin of: Meredith

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old Welsh : Protector of the sea
  • Middle English : Mirthful, joyful
  • Old Welsh : Protector of the sea

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Welsh : from the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean ‘pomp, splendor’ and the second is iudd ‘lord’.