Name Marjam Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Marjam


Marjam is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Marjam

Marjam is a variant of the Aramaic name Maryam and is of Hebrew and Egypt origin. By the way, Maryam derived from the Hebrew name Mirjam. The Greek name Mariam was formed and thus the Latin name Maria was created.

What is the meaning of the name Marjam?

Marjam means “beloved” (from Egyptian “mry”), but as well “sea of bitterness” or “drop of the sea” (from Hebrew “mar/מַר” = drop or “mará/מָרָה” = bitterness + “yam/יָם” = sea) and “star of the sea” (from Hebrew “מאור/maor” = star/light). Besides, Marjam means “exalted one” (from Hebrew “róm/רוֹם” = height), “rebelliousness” (from Hebrew “meri/מְרִי”) or “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Marjam

Variants of the name Marjam

Mariam Maryam

Popularity of the name Marjam

The name Marjam is ranked #6976 overall.

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