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What does Mirjam mean?

Mirjam Pronunciation of Mirjam [mir-jam] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Mirjam is "star of the sea". Mirjam is an alternate form of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam.

Associated with: star, sea.


12 different relations via Miriam: Mairim, Mariam, Maryam, Meriam, Meryam, Mirham, Mirian, Mirja, Mirjana, Mirriam, Miryam and Myriam.

Creative forms:
(female) Miram, Morjam, ..

(male) Mirjit, Mirman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mirjam Devyn (M.D.), ..

How popular is Mirjam?

Mirjam is a rare given name for women. Mirjam is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Miriam (#294 last year), Mariam (#563), Maryam (#567), Myriam, Meriam and Mirian are the prominent related forms of Mirjam (outside Top 2000). These relations of Mirjam were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (average #1237). Miriam has been the most well-known version, though Mariam has become trendy as well. (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 Maaja, Maeja, Maira, Mara, Marah, Marfa, Marga, Maria, Mariah, Marial, Marian, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marjey (see Margaret), Marji, Marjie, Marjon, Marla, Marna, Marnja, Marra, Marta, Marva, Marya, Meira, Meirna, Mera, Meral, Merial, Merla, Merna, Mica, Mical, Michal, Mila, Milcah, Milka, Milla, Mim, Mima, Minda, Minta, Mira, Mirah, Miran, Mirana, Mireio, Mirell, Mireya, Miri, Miriana, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirra, Mirta, Mirtha, Mirtie, Miya, Moira, Moja, Mora, Morag, Morah, Morgan, Moria, Muirna, Murial, Murna, Myra, Myrah, Myriah, Myrla and Myrna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mirjam.

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