What does Mariam mean?
Mariam [mari-am] as a girls' name is a Latin and Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Mariam is "star of the sea; grace". Mariam is a version 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 57 more related forms via Marian, Mary, Miriam: Mair, Maire, Malia, Mamie▼, Manya, Mara▲, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria▼, Mariana, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna▲, Marianne▼, Marice, Maridel, Marie▼, Mariel, Mariela▼, Marilee, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn▼, Marin, Marion▼, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza▼, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla▼, Marlo▼, Marya, Maryann▼, Maryjo, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Masha, Maura, Maurine▼, Maurise, Maurita, Mavra, Mayra▼, Mayria, Meriel, Mirian, Mirja, Mirjam, Morag, Murial and Muriel▼.Creative forms:
(female) Marimee, Moram, ..
(male) Marima, Marime, .. Middle name pairings:
Mariam Angel (M.A.), ..
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. Demographics)
Mariam reached its highest position of #563 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Mariam (#563 in recent rankings) are Maria (#109 in recent rankings), Mary (#124), Miriam (#294), Mariana (#296), Malia (#313), Marilyn (#426), Marie (#564), Maryam (#567), Mara (#739), Marianna (#853), Marian (#1104), Maren (#1113), Maritza (#1201), Mayra (#1275), Marin (#1471), Maura (#1490), Marion (#1527), Mariela (#1560), Maryann (#1809), Mariel (#1839), Marianne (#1985), Maree, Maurine, Myriam, Meriam, Muriel, Mamie, Mirian, Mariann, Mariska, Marilee, Marita, Marla, Marilla, Marlo and Maryjo. Other forms, like Mayria, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Mariam was widespread among parents 125 years ago (adoption of 9.7%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.8%, ▼92%), with versions like Mayra becoming somewhat outmoded. Maryam, Mariam, Mara and Marianna are four of the more trendy girl names here.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Daria, Darian▼, Maia▲, Maiah, Mairin, Marah, Marcia▼, Mareen, Mareina, Marena, Marfa, Marga, Mari▼, Mariah, Marial, Marien, Mariet, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marilu, Marina▼, Marine, Marinn, Marinna, Maris, Marisa▼, Marise, Marit, Mariza, Markia, Marna, Marne, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marnia, Marnie, Marnya, Marra, Marrin, Marsia, Marta▼, Martia, Marva▼, Maryan, Maryn, Maryon, Merial, Merna, Miran, Miriana, Mirna, Moria, Moriah, Morine, Morna, Murna, Myriah, Myrna▼, Saria, Sariah, Zaria and Zariah▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mariam.See names in meaning and etymology.