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.
(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)
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)
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.
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.