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What does Maryam mean?

Maryam /ma-ryam/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and Maryam means "star of the sea; grace". Maryam is an alternate form of Marianne (French, Latin, Hebrew) with the suffix -yam. Maryam is also a derivative of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam.

Associated with: star, sea, grace


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

Maryam has 10 more related forms via Marianne, Miriam: Mariana, Mariane, Mariann, Marien, Maryan, Maryann, Maryanna, Mirian, Mirja and Mirjam.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Marryam, Maryamma, ..

(male) Maryamel, Maryamry, ..

How popular is Maryam?

Maryam is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2747 out of 4276, Top 64%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Maryam for girls. Maryam was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #597 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryam name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Maryam and associated names. Mariam (#568 in 2014), Mariana (#331), Mariann, Marianne (#1883), Maryan, Maryann (#1574), Maryanna, Meriam, Miriam (#305), Mirian and Myriam are the popular variation forms of Maryam (#597 in 2014). These forms of Maryam were popular with parents 9 years ago (adoption of 0.22%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.17%, 21.5% less), but with versions like Maryann becoming less trendy. Mariam and Maryam are two of the more fashionable baby names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryam, Mariam, Mariana, Mariann, Marianne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryan, Maryann, Maryanna, Meriam, Miriam in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Darya, Maiya, Maiyah, Manya, Mara, Marah, Maraya, Mareen, Maren, Marena, Marfa, Marga, Maria, Mariah, Marial, Marian, Marin, Marina, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Marja, Marjan, Marla, Marna, Marne, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marnia, Marnie, Marnya, Marra, Marrin, Marta, Marva, Mary, Marya, Maryanne, Maryjo, Maryk, Maryka, Maryl, Marylu, Maryn, Maryon, Maryonn, Marys, Marysa, Maryse, Maya, Mayah, Merna, Miran, Mirna, Morna, Murna, Myrna, Varya and Zarya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maryam.