Meredith Family History

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Meredith Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean ‘pomp, splendor’ and the second is iudd ‘lord’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Merritt, Meridith, Kerth, Ledwith, Mertz, Berish, Merica, Reith

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Meredith Family Origin

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Meredith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Meredith family was Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meredith. The most common Meredith occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Meredith's were Farmers.

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Meredith Historical Records

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Meredith Life Expectancy

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