1. A descendant of Eleazar the son of Aaron, and head of a priestly house. 1 Chron. 6:6, 7, 52. It is apparently another Meraioth who comes in between Zadok and Ahitub in the genealogy of Azariah. 1 Chron. 9:11; Neh. 11:11.
2. The head of one of the houses of priests, which in the time of Joiakim the son of Jeshua was represented by Helkai. Neh. 12:15.