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Meridith is a wholesome and unisex baby name. It is a unique spelling variation when considering the more popular Meredith. This option is only a top 22,000 option.

Meaning of the name Meridith:

Welsh: great ruler, magnificent ruler, great lord, magnificent lord

Origin of the name Meridith:

Meridith originated as a spelling variation of Meredith. Meredith comes from the Welsh names Maredudd and Meredydd. These ancient options come from the Welsh words “mawredd” and “iudd.” Maredudd and Meredydd were popular in the United Kingdom until the Middle Ages. Meredith and its spelling variations became more popular in the nineteenth century.

Symbolism of the name Meridith:

Meridith has the same meaning as Meredith. It comes from the Old Welsh words “mawredd” and “iudd.” “Mawredd” translates to “great” or “magnificent.” “Iudd” means “lord” or “ruler.”

Style of the name Meridith:


Gender of the name Meridith:

Meridith is a wholesome name for boys or girls.

Pronunciation of the name Meridith:


Number of syllables in the name Meridith:


Emotion evoked from the name Meridith:

Meridith feels wholesome and kindhearted. It is a formal and refined option.

Alternative spellings for the name Meridith:

  • Meredith 
  • Maradyth
  • Maradith
  • Meredyth
  • Meridyth

Nicknames for the name Meridith:

Popularity of the name Meridith:

Meridith has no history as a top 1,000 baby name on the Social Security Popularity Index. As of 2021, Meridith is significantly rarer than the original, Meredith. It is only a top 22,000 option at rank 21,788.

Related names for the name Meridith:

Great middle names for Meridith and their meanings:

  • Clark (cleric, clerk, scholar)
  • Grant (tall, big, large, great)
  • Rhys (ardent, fire)
  • Shane (God is gracious)
  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Grace (God's grace)
  • Elise (God's promise)
  • Greer (watchful, guardian)

Famous people with the name Meridith:

  • Meridith Gould (pageant contestant)
  • Meridith Valiando Rojas (Head of Entertainment at Logitech)
  • Meridith Stokes (producer)

Meridiths in popular culture:

There are no fictional references to the baby name Meridith.

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