What does Mariam mean?
Mariam /mari-am/ as a girls' name. Mariam's name origins are Latin and Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Mariam is "star of the sea; grace". Mariam is a version of Marian (French, Latin, Hebrew) with the suffix -m. Mariam is also a variation of Mary (Latin). Mariam is also used as a variation of Miriam (Hebrew).
Mariam▲ has 20 more related forms via Marian, Mary, Miriam: Malia▲, Mara▲, Maria, Mariana▲, Mariane, Mariann▼, Marice, Marie▼, Mariel▼, Marin, Marion▼, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marla▼, Marya, Mayria, Mirian, Mirjam and Murial.Kreatif forms: Mariamma, Mariammee, Meeriam. [more]
How popular is Mariam?
Mariam is a very prominent first name for females (#1392 out of 4276, Top 33%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#81700 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Mariam for girls. Mariam entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #568 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Mariam and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Mariam (#568 2 years ago) are Maria (#115 2 years ago), Mary (#120), Miriam (#305), Mariana (#331), Malia (#345), Marie (#579), Maryam (#597), Mara (#695), Marla, Myriam, Mariel, Marian, Mariann, Marin, Marion and Marita. Other forms, like Mirian, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Mariam was widespread among parents during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3964%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.3144%, ▼20.7%), but with versions like Marie, Mariann, Marion, Marian and Mariel becoming somewhat outmoded. Mary is the clear favorite, though Mariam has become trendy as well. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)