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Welsh (Maredudd), great lord.

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  1. A male given name.
    • 1942 Agatha Christie, Five Little Pigs, HarperCollins (1994), ISBN 0006163726, page 26:
      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.
  2. A Welsh patronymic surname​.
  3. A female given name; sometimes mistaken for a combination of Mary and Edith.
    • 2004 Jo Goodman: Forever In My Heart. Zebra Books 2004. ISBN 082177784X page 412:
      "What did I hear you say her name was?"
      "Meredith. Mary and Edith. Names from both sides of the family."
      "Meredith," he repeated softly. "I like it."

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