What does Mariam mean?
Mariam \m(a)-riam\ as a girls' name. Mariam's name origins are French, Latin and Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Mariam is "star of the sea; grace". Mariam is a derivative of Marian (French, Latin, Hebrew). 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.
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 in 2014) are Maria (#115 in 2014), Mary (#120), Miriam (#305), Mariana (#331), Malia (#345), Marie (#579), Maryam (#597), Mara (#695), Marla, Myriam, Mariel, Marian, Mariann, Marin, Marion and Marita. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3964%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3144%, down 20.7%), with versions like Marie, Mariann, Marion, Marian and Mariel becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable girl names here are Maryam (#597), Mariam (#568), Mara (#695), Mariana (#331) and Malia (#345), with Mariana going through a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)