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The name Meredith is of Welsh origin, and means great leader.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Meredith has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Meredith
Use of the Name Meredith for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,195 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Meredith has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Meredith first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Meredith
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18839995  
1884    
1885    
1886    
1887    
1888    
1889    
1890    
1891    
1892    
18939906  
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
1900    
19018308  
19028419  
1903    
19049378  
19058919  
19069788  
190791210  
190870115  
190966717  
19108471489024
191185016  
191274434  
19137184287737
19147315295039
19156188795149
19167306983466
19177087487363
19186399378683
19197267787465
192061510683775
192164510073699
19226649576393
19237887181581
19247687782682
19257158277292
19268176679783
19277507774393
19286808772995
19298136470699
19307846772494
19317456980871
19328675571989
19338735171284
193485255567128
193578463564129
193671570506165
193784553540152
193869976477193
193984153480194
194067182525172
1941578105455231
194265796441273
194370682405327
194479263390328
194581359405308
194671783422333
194771493442346
194884066469294
194991957475289
195094154468305
195188263440358
195281275475315
195387567470329
195495660530280
1955  533299
1956  549290
1957  636238
1958  670218
1959  617260
1960  643247
1961  637254
1962  622262
1963  751189
1964  566303
1965  512345
1966  509347
1967  502356
1968  401538
1969  2651,092
1970  2331,353
1971  1971,503
1972  1971,433
1973  1781,518
1974  1751,515
1975  1811,432
1976  1731,465
1977  1531,765
1978  1461,882
1979  1431,961
1980  1402,070
1981  1402,041
1982  1501,950
1983  1481,939
1984  1481,932
1985  1491,957
1986  1501,928
1987  1491,813
1988  1521,852
1989  1681,702
1990  1901,557
1991  1991,493
1992  1991,464
1993  2221,249
1994  2301,231
1995  2261,244
1996  2371,180
1997  2621,107
1998  2801,111
1999  2751,139
2000  2931,089
2001  323954
2002  357832
2003  362839
2004  331948
Totals:  3,195 64,791

During the last 125 years, parents have used Meredith as a boy's name about 4% of the time and more frequently (about 95% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Meredith appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 55 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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