When Naomi Mead was born about 1840, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Mead, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Wooten, was 36. She married Joseph Hazzard on 7 April 1864, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd), or a habitational name from one or more of the many places so named, such as Meads in Harford (Devon).
perhaps from Middle English mede ‘mead, alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water’, possibly denoting one who was fond of the drink or who made or sold mead. Compare Meader .
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