Meredith \m(e)-redi-th, mer(e)-dith\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Meredith), is pronounced MARE-a-dith, ma-RARE-dith. It is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Meredith is "great, noted ruler". Also possibly "sea lord". American use of Meredith is now mostly as a girl's name. Actress Meredith Baxter; newscaster Meredith Vieira.
A baby name that sounds like Meredith is Martita.