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pinWhat does Maryam mean?

Maryam /ma-ryam/ [3 sylls.] 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.


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

Maryam has 18 more related forms via Marianne, Miriam: Mariana, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna, Marien, Maryan, Maryann, Maryanna, Mimi, Mirian, Mirja, Mirjam, Mirjana, Mitzi, Mitzie, Miyana and Miyanna.

Kreatif forms: Malryam, Maryamma, Maryammi. [more]

pinHow 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 2000 and reached its highest position of #597 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 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, Marianna (#868), Marianne, Maryann, Mimi, Miriam (#305), Mitzi and Myriam are the popular variation forms of Maryam (#597 in 2014). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3156%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2119%, 32.9% less), with the versions Mariann, Marianne, Maryann, Mitzi and Myriam becoming somewhat dated. Mariam (#568), Mariana (#331) and Maryam (#597) are three of the more fashionable baby names among these, and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for Mariana. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maryam, Mariam, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marianne, Maryann, Mimi, Miriam, Mitzi, Myriam in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Marian, Marna, Marnya, Marya, Maryn and Maryon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maryam.