Meredith
Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
MER-ə-dith
Meaning
Ruler of battle
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Originally derived from a Welsh surname meaning "ruler of battle". Until the 20th century, Meredith was more popular as a boy's name, since the 1920s it has been used more for girls.

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