Meaning and name origin
Maryam \m(a)-ryam, mar-yam\ as a girl's name is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Maryam is "star of the sea". Maryam is a variant of Marianne (French): a blend of Marie (Latin) "star of the sea" and Anne (Hebrew) "grace". Also a variant of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam, an older version of the name Mary.
Maryam is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2747 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Maryam for girls. Maryam reached its highest rank of #597 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maryam and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Miriam (#305), Mariam (#568), Maryam (#597), Myriam and Marianne. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).