Mead name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mead
  1. A fermented drink made of water and honey with malt, yeast, etc.; metheglin; hydromel.
  2. A drink composed of sirup of sarsaparilla or other flavoring extract, and water. It is sometimes charged with carbonic acid gas.(U. S)

Etymology: OE. mede, AS. meodo; akin to D. mede, G. met meth, OHG. metu mitu, Icel. mjöðr, Dan. miöd, Sw. mjöd, Russ. med', Lith. midus, W. medd, Gr. me`qy wine, Skr. madhu honey, a sweet drink, as adj., sweet. √270. Cf. Metheglin

noun Mead
A meadow.

Etymology: AS. mǣd. See Meadow

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Made of fermented honey and water
  2. United States philosopher of pragmatism (1863-1931)
  3. United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)

From Middle English mede, from Old English medu, from Proto-Germanic *meduz, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (“honey; honey wine”).

  1. An alcoholic drink fermented from honey and water.
  2. (US) A drink composed of syrup of sarsaparilla or other flavouring extract, and water, and sometimes charged with carbonic acid gas.

From Old English mǣd. Cognate with West Frisian miede, German Low German Meed, Mede.

  1. (poetic) A meadow.

    mead was also found in the following language(s): Spanish and Yola

    Notable Persons Named Mead

    Notable Persons Named Mead

    Mead Treadwell

    Mead Treadwell is a 11th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska. Mead was born on March 21st, 1956 in New Haven, Connecticut. Mead is also known as Treadwell and Louis Mead II.

    Mead Schaeffer

    Mead was born on July 15th, 1898. He breathed his last breath on November 6th, 1980.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Mead

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Mead

    Margaret Mead

    Margaret Mead was an anthropologist. Margaret was born on December 16th, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She breathed her last breath on November 15th, 1978.

    George H. Mead

    George H. Mead was a philosopher. George was born on February 27th, 1863 in South Hadley, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 1931.

    Lee Mead

    Lee Mead is an actor and singer. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Lee was given the name Lee Stephen Mead on July 14th, 1981 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK.

    Richelle Mead

    Richelle Mead is a fantasy and young-adult fiction novelist. She was most active from 2007 to 2007. Richelle was born on November 12th, 1976 in Michigan, United States.

    Syd Mead

    Syd Mead is an industrial design and industrial designer. Syd was born on July 18th, 1933 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Syd is also known as Sydney Jay Mead.

    Courtland Mead

    Courtland Mead is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Courtland was given the name Courtland Robert Mead on April 19th, 1987 in Mission Viejo, California.

    • Walter Russell Mead
    • Matt Mead
      U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming
    • Carver Mead
    • David Mead
    • Hassan Mead
    • Lynda Lee Mead
    • James Michael Mead
    • Richard Mead
    • William Rutherford Mead
    • Beth Mead
      Soccer Player
    • Steven Mead
    • Phil Mead
      Soccer Player
    • Elwood Mead
    • George J. Mead

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Mead U.S.
      White 91.36% 64.26%
      African American 2.58% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.99% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Mead

    People with the last name Mead are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Mead

  1. How Popular is the name Mead? Mead is the 35,218th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mead was the 1,578th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Mead have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 118 babies born with the first name Mead in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mead to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Mead? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Mead first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mead is Sunday, July 4th, 1869.
  5. What year had the most people named Mead born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mead was in 1918 with a total of 7 babies.
  6. Weird things about the name Mead: The name spelled backwards is Daem. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Dema. How do you pronounce that?
  7. How many people have the last name Mead? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,727 people with the last name Mead.
  8. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mead? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Mead as their last name.
  9. Mead name meaning

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