Meredith is a surname and given name of Welsh origin — see Meredith (given name).

Meredith may refer to:


People surnamed Meredith

  • Billy Meredith (1874-1958), Welsh footballer
  • Bryn Meredith, Welsh rugby union player
  • Burgess Meredith, American actor
  • Carew Arthur Meredith, Anglo-Irish mathematician and logician
  • Carole Meredith, American grape geneticist
  • Charles Meredith, President of the Montreal Stock Exchange
  • Cla Meredith, Major League Baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres
  • Courtney Meredith, Welsh rugby union player
  • Don Meredith, American football player and sportscaster; quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys
  • Edmund Allen Meredith, Canadian politician and principal of McGill University, Montreal
  • Edwin Thomas Meredith, United States Secretary of Agriculture under Woodrow Wilson
  • Frederick Edmund Meredith, 8th Chancellor of Bishop's University, Lennoxville
  • George Meredith, 19th century English author
  • James Meredith, first African American student at the University of Mississippi
  • James Meredith (Medal of Honor), American Medal of Honor recipient
  • James Creed Meredith, Irish lawyer, judge and Kant scholar
  • John Meredith (rugby player), Welsh rugby union player
  • John Walsingham Cooke Meredith, father of the 'Eight London Merediths'
  • Jonathan Meredith, United States Marine during the First Barbary War
  • Lois Meredith (1898-?), stage and movie actress
  • Ralph Creed Meredith, Anglo-Irish clergyman, chaplain to George VI
  • Richard Meredith (bishop), 16th century Anglo-Irish Bishop of Leighlin & Ferns
  • Richard Edmund Meredith, Master of the Rolls in Ireland
  • Richard Martin Meredith, Canadian chief justice
  • Robert Meredith, professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, coach of their quizbowl team
  • Sir Roger Meredith, 5th Baronet
  • Samuel Meredith, delegate to the Continental Congress and Treasurer of the United States
  • Ted Meredith, winner of two gold medals at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Thomas Meredith, Anglo-Irish clergyman and mathematician
  • Thomas Graves Meredith, Canadian lawyer and businessman
  • Sir Vincent Meredith, 1st Baronet of Montreal, President of the Bank of Montreal
  • Sir William Collis Meredith, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of the Province of Quebec
  • William Campbell James Meredith, Canadian lawyer
  • William M. Meredith, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States
  • William Morris Meredith, Jr., American poet
  • Sir William Ralph Meredith, Canadian chief justice and leader of the conservative party




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  • Meredith — ist ein englischer Vorname, der für beide Geschlechter gebräuchlich ist, wobei er mittlerweile zumeist als weiblicher Vorname verwendet wird. Auch als Nachname ist Meredith häufig zu finden. Der Name ist abgeleitet vom walisischen Maredudd oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MEREDITH (G.) — Encouragé dans sa vocation littéraire par Dickens, influencé par Thomas Love Peacock, plus tard l’ami de Rossetti et de Swinburne, Meredith apparaît étonnamment en avance sur son temps. Il s’attaque à l’idéal même qu’avait alors la nation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Meredith — Meredith, George * * * (as used in expressions) Meredith, George Meredith, James (Howard) Monk, Meredith (Jane) Stanley, Wendell Meredith …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Meredith — Meredith, NH U.S. Census Designated Place in New Hampshire Population (2000): 1739 Housing Units (2000): 832 Land area (2000): 1.514748 sq. miles (3.923179 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.336496 sq. miles (0.871520 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Meredith, NH — U.S. Census Designated Place in New Hampshire Population (2000): 1739 Housing Units (2000): 832 Land area (2000): 1.514748 sq. miles (3.923179 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.336496 sq. miles (0.871520 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.851244 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Meredith — (spr. mérredìth), 1) George, engl. Dichter und Romanschriftsteller, geb. 1828 in Hampshire, wurde zum Teil in Deutschland erzogen und trat 1851 mit »Poems« auf, denen die bizarre Phantasterei in Prosa: »The shaving of Shagpat« (1856, 3. Aufl.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Meredith — Merĕdith, George, engl. Dichter und Novellist, geb. 12. Febr. 1828 in Hampshire; schrieb burlesk satir. Erzählungen (»The shaving of Shagpat«, 1855), zahlreiche Romane (»The ordeal of Richard Feveral«, »The egoists«, »The tragic comedians«, »The… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Meredith [2] — Merĕdith, Owen, Pseudonym von Edward Robert Bulwer (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Meredith — m, f English: from the Old Welsh personal name Maredudd, later Meredudd. This is of uncertain origin; the second element is Welsh iudd lord. In recent years the name has sometimes been given to girls, presumably being thought of as the formal… …   First names dictionary

  • Meredith — (George) (1828 1909) écrivain anglais; maître du roman psychologique: la Carrière de Beauchamp (1875), l égoïste (1879) …   Encyclopédie Universelle