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What does Mirriam mean?

Mirriam Pronunciation of Mirriam [mir-ri-am] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Mirriam is "star of the sea". Mirriam is a version of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam.



VARIANTS Myriam, Miryam, Mirham, Meryam, Meriam, Maryam, Mariam, Mairim

RELATIONS VIA MIRIAM Mirian, Mirja, Mirjam



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How popular is Mirriam?

Mirriam is an unusual given name for women. Mirriam is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Mirriam (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Mariam (#563 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Maryam (#567), Meriam, Miriam (#294), Mirian and Myriam. These relations of Mirriam were favored in 2015 (MEDIAN #1237). Miriam is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Mariam appears to be becoming a favorite too. (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-sounding names are Marcia, Maria, Mariah, Marial, Marian, Markia, Marnia, Marra, Marrin, Marris, Marsia, Martia, Mayria, Mercia, Merial, Merri, Merrie, Merril, Merrile, Merrili (see Merry), Merrill, Merrily, Micaiah, Mira, Mirah, Miran, Mirana, Mireio, Mireya, Miri, Miriana, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirra, Mirta, Mirtha, Mirtie, Mitra, Moraia, Moraiah, Moria, Moriah, Murial, Myriah and Myrtia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mirriam.

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