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pinWhat does Myriam mean?

Myriam /myr-i-am/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Myriam means "star of the sea". Myriam is an alternate spelling, with the prefix My-, of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam.


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

Myriam has 9 more relations via Miriam: Mimi, Mirian, Mirja, Mirjam, Mirjana, Mitzi, Mitzie, Miyana and Miyanna.

Kreatif forms: Marriam, Morriam, Myriamma. [more]

pinHow popular is Myriam?

Myriam is a very prominent first name for women (#1613 out of 4276, Top 38%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Myriam for girls. Myriam was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #745 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Myriam name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Myriam outside U.S.

Mariam (#568 2 years ago), Maryam (#597), Mimi, Miriam (#305) and Mitzi are the prominent related forms of Myriam ranked in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Miyanna, are seldom used. These forms of Myriam were favored during 1950-1959 (average #735) and are almost as common today (#745, down 3.7%), but with the versions Mitzi and Myriam becoming less trendy. Miriam is more universally found than the rest, although Mariam seems to be gaining popularity too. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Myriam and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Myriam, Mariam, Maryam, Mimi, Miriam, Mitzi in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Marian, Myriah and Myrna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Myriam.