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Definitions for Meredith
ˈmɛr ɪ dɪθmered·ith

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Meredith, James Meredith, James Howard Meredithnoun

    United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)

  2. Meredith, George Meredithnoun

    English novelist and poet (1828-1909)


  1. Meredithnoun

    ; sometimes mistaken for a combination of Mary and Edith.

  2. Meredithnoun

    A male given name from Welsh.

    What was his name now? Literary sort of name - I've got it. Meredith. Meredith Blake. Don't know whether he's alive or not.

  3. Meredithnoun

    A Welsh patronymic surname.

  4. Meredithnoun

    A female given name from Welsh; sometimes mistaken for a combination of Mary and Edith.

    "What did I hear you say her name was?"

  5. Etymology: (Maredudd), great lord.


  1. Meredith

    Meredith is a Welsh Brittonic family name, and is also sometimes used as a girl's or boy's forename. The Welsh form is "Maredudd".


  1. Meredith

    Meredith is a town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA. The population was 6,241 at the 2010 census. Meredith is situated beside Lake Winnipesaukee. It is home to the Stonedam Island Natural Area and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad. Meredith is the site of the annual Great Rotary Fishing Derby. The primary village in town, where 1,718 people resided at the 2010 census, is defined as the Meredith census-designated place, and is located at the junction of U.S. Route 3 and New Hampshire Route 25 at the head of Meredith Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Meredith is ranked #1445 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Meredith surname appeared 24,679 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Meredith.

    83.8% or 20,686 total occurrences were White.
    11% or 2,715 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 523 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 437 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 222 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 99 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Meredith in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Meredith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Meredith in a Sentence

  1. Richard Ottaway:

    It was packed and overflowing, it was quite clear Meredith was a popular girl ... so many friends there. It was the perhaps moving service I have ever been to.

  2. Donica Thomas Varner:

    RACIAL DISPUTE AT BELOVED BAKERY ROILS LIBERAL COLLEGE TOWN The jury also found that the college( not Meredith Raimondo) was guilty of intentional infliction of emotional distress for David Gibson, David Gibson, as well as libel and intentional infliction of emotional distress onhis son. Donica Thomas Varner, the colleges general counsel, said Donica Thomas Varner was disappointed with the verdict and denied the college had defamedthe bakery or its owners. Neither Oberlin College nor Dean Meredith Raimondo defamed a local business or Oberlin College owners, and they never endorsed statements made by others, rather, the college and Dr. Raimondo worked to ensure that students freedom of speech was protected and that the student demonstrations were safe and lawful, and they attempted to help the plaintiffs repair any harm caused by the student protests. AS OBERLIN ACTIVISM FLARED, STUDENTS PUSHED TO BANISH GRADES BELOW C According to one ofthe bakerys attorneys, the verdict sendsa clear message to other educational institutions. I think part of what we did here today is answer the question as to, What are we going to tolerate in our society ?

  3. John Kercher:

    Meredith is not only a terrible loss to her family and friends, she is also a huge loss to the world.

  4. Natalie Hayward:

    I want people to remember Meredith for the good times she had in Perugia, not just the horrible ending, she was very generous and open and had a very big heart. She was a very fulfilled human being. She was happy and talked about her family all the time. She had lived life to the full. That gives me a great deal of comfort.

  5. Francesco Maresca:

    The Kerchers will handle this as they always have, with respect, but it is a difficult moment for them, but they are ready to end the legal battle and start remembering Meredith outside the courtroom.

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