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What does Mairim mean?

Mairim Pronunciation of Mairim [mair-im] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Mairim is "star of the sea". Mairim is a variant form of Mairin (Irish, Gaelic). Mairim is also a variation of Miriam (Hebrew).

Associated with: star, sea.


Mairim has 8 variants: Mariam, Maryam, Meriam, Meryam, Mirham, Mirriam, Miryam and Myriam.

5 more related forms via Mairin, Miriam: Marin, Mimi, Mirian, Mirja and Mirjam.

Creative forms:
(female) Mairil, Marim, ..

(male) Mairme, Mairmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mairim Katarina (M.K.), ..

How popular is Mairim?

Mairim is an unusual first name for women. Mairim is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Mariam (#563 in recent rankings), Marin (#1471), Maryam (#567), Meriam, Mimi, Miriam (#294), Mirian and Myriam are the prominent varying forms of Mairim (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Mairim were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.12%). Miriam has generally been preferred by parents, although Maryam seems to be becoming a favorite too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marin, Maryam, Meriam, Mimi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miriam, Mirian, Myriam in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mariam, Maryam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Maidie, Mair, Maira, Maire, Mairi, Maisie, Maizie, Maren, Mari, Maria, Marian, Marie, Marien, Marina, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Maris, Marit, Marna, Marne, Marni, Marnia, Marnie, Marrin, Marris, Maryn, Maurie, Maurine, Mayria, Meirna, Miran, Miri, Mirna and Muirna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mairim.

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