A descendant of Eleazar the son of Aaron and head of a priestly house (1 Chronicles 6:6, 52). It is apparently another Meraioth who comes in between Zadok and Ahitub in the genealogy of Azariah (1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 11:11)
The head of one of the houses of priests, which in the time of Joiakim the son of Jeshua was represented by Helkai (Nehemiah 12:15)
Smith's Bible Names Dictionary (1866).
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