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.
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 2000 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, Maryann, Miriam (#305) and Myriam are the popular variation forms of Maryam (#597 in 2014). These forms of Maryam were popular with parents 74 years ago (adoption of 0.361%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.275%, 23.8% less), but with versions like Marianne becoming less trendy. Mariam, Mariana and Maryam are three of the more fashionable baby names among these, and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for Mariana.
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Suggested similar baby 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.