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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
926
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meadow

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How popular is the baby name Meadow in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 6 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 15 15 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 26 26 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 23 23 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 21 21 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 10 10 0
1986 7 7 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 5 5 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 20 20 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 134 134 0
2001 293 293 0
2002 269 269 0
2003 326 326 0
2004 339 339 0
2005 295 295 0
2006 341 341 0
2007 380 380 0
2008 325 325 0
2009 320 320 0
2010 303 303 0
2011 292 292 0
2012 267 267 0
2013 257 257 0
2014 371 371 0
2015 419 419 0

Fun Facts about the name Meadow

  • How many people with the first name Meadow have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,323 babies born with the first name Meadow in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meadow to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meadow? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Meadow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meadow is Friday, July 11th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Meadow born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meadow was in 2015 with a total of 419 babies.
  • Random Meadow Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meadow is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Meadow: Your name in reverse order is Wodaem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ewomda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Meadow? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 926 people with the last name Meadow.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Meadow? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Meadow as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Meadow as a first name

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Popularity of Meadow as a last name

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Common first names for Meadow

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Meadow U.S.
  White 86.61% 64.26%
  African American 9.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Meadow

People with the last name Meadow are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Meadow" mean? The list below shows the origins of Meadow as well as things modernly associated with the name Meadow such as celebrities named Meadow.

American

Origin and Meaning of Meadow

The name "Meadow" is of American origin, and it means "Field of Grass or Vegetation". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mead"ow
Senses
  1. A tract of low or level land producing grass which is mown for hay; any field on which grass is grown for hay.
  2. Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rives and in marshy places by the sea; as, the salt meadows near Newark Bay.

Etymology: AS. meady; akin to mǣd, and to G. matte; prob. also to E. mow. See Mow to cut (grass), and cf. 2d Mead

adjective Mead"ow
Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow.

Note: ☞ For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the Vocabulary.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
  1. A town in Texas.
  2. A town in Utah.

Other Inspirations for the Name Meadow

Meadow Farms
Meadow Rain
Meadow Farms Golf
Meadow Soprano
Meadow Walker
Meadow Woods
Meadow Hall Elementary School
Meadow Lane Park
Meadow Woods Apartments

What does the name Meadow mean?

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Wis for wisdom, you acquire with age.

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