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What does Meryam mean?

Meryam Pronunciation of Meryam [meryam] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and Meryam means "star of the sea". Meryam is a variant form of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam.

Associated with: star, sea.


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

3 more alternative forms via Miriam: Mirian, Mirja and Mirjam.

Creative forms:
(female) Mirryam, ..


Middle name pairings:
Meryam Althea (M.A.), ..

How popular is Meryam?

Meryam is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Meryam is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Miriam (#294 the previous year), Mariam (#563), Maryam (#567), Myriam, Meriam and Mirian are the prominent alternative forms of Meryam (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Meryam is at its apex presently (median #1237). Maryam and Mariam are two of the more trendy names for newborns among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Maryam, Meriam, Miriam, Mirian, Myriam in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Marian, Marna, Marnya, Marya, Maryan, Maryann, Maryn, Maryon, Meirna, Melya, Mera, Merah, Meral, Merial, Merla, Merna, Merona, Merryn, Meryl, Meryle, Meryll, Meya, Miran, Mirna, Morna, Murna and Myrna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Meryam.

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