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Meaning and name origin
Myriam \m(y)-riam\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Myriam is "star of the sea". Myriam is a variant of Miriam (Hebrew): from Miryam, an older version of the name Mary.
Myriam has 8 variant forms: Mairim, Mariam, Maryam, Meriam, Meryam, Mirham, Mirriam, Miryam.
Myriam is a very popular first name for females (#1613 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Myriam for girls (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Myriam and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mariam, Maryam, Miriam and Myriam. (2015 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Marian, Mirian, Myriah and Myrna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Myriam.