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Gender: F Meaning of Meredith: "great ruler" Origin of Meredith: Welsh Meredith's Popularity in 2014: #606

Meredith is a soft, gentle-sounding name with subtle Welsh roots, used mainly for girls now, associated with TV personality Meredith Vieira. It's been the name of two TV doctors: Dr. Meredith Grey was the female-surgeon protagonist of Grey's Anatomy and Dr. Meredith Fell appears on The Vampire Diaries--not to mention red-haired Meredith on The Office.

Meredith's highest point of popularity for girls in the U.S. was in the late seventies and into the eighties, when it ranked as high as Number 140.

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Famous People Named Meredith

Meredith Vieira, American journalist
Meredith Ann Baxter, American actress
Meredith Ann Brooks, American musician
Meredith Monroe, American actress
Meredith Stepien, American singer/actress
Meredith Baxter Birney, American actress
Meredith Andrews, contemporary Christian singer/recording artist
Meredith MacRae-Actress best known for Petticoat Junction, daughter of Gordon MacRae

Pop Culture References for the Name Meredith

Dr. Meredith Grey, a main character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Dr. Meredith Fell, character on "The Vampire Diaries" tv show
Meredith Sulez, character in "The Vampire Diaries" novels
Meredith Blake, character in "The Parent Trap"
Meredith Morton, a main character in "The Family Stone"
Meredith Palmer, a main character on "The Office"
Meredith Davies, Tru's sister on TV's "Tru Calling"
Meredith King, character on TV's "The Nine Lives of Chloe King"
Meredith Vickers, character in the movie "Prometheus"
Meredith, character in the the movie "Bratz"
Meredith Patterson, character in newspaper comic strip "For Better or for Worse"
From Margaret Forster's novel Georgy Girl: 'Meredith's real name was Mary, but she wasn't having any of that. She needed something much more original and pretty, so she chose Meredith and it sounded suitably soft and caressing on the lips of her numerous boyfriends.'
Meredith "Merry" Baker Burchill, character from the novel The distant hours, by Kate Morton
Meredith, a character in the "Teen Wolf" TV series

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