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Meaning and name origin

Mariam \m(a)-riam\ as a girl's name is of French, Latin and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mariam is "star of the sea". Mariam is a variant of Marian (French): blend of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea" and Ann (Hebrew) "grace"; variant of Mary; anglicized form of Marion. Also a variant of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam, an older version of the name Mary.

Mariam has 8 variant forms: Mairim, Maryam, Meriam, Meryam, Mirham, Mirriam, Miryam, Myriam.


Mariam is a very popular first name for females (#1392 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mariam for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariam name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mariam and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mariam, Marian, Mary, Maryam, Miriam and Myriam. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Mary, Maryam, Miriam, Myriam in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Maria, Mariah, Marial, Mariana, Mariane, Mariann, Marien, Marin, Marina, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Marna, Marnia, Maryan and Mirian. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariam.


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