Miriam

♀ Name Miriam – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Miriam

Miriam is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Miriam

Miriam is a form of the biblical name Mirjam, the sister of Moses in the Old Testament.

Meaning of Miriam

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

Pronunciation of Miriam

Alternate spelling of Miriam

Mirjam Myriam

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Name Statistic: Miriam is ranked #1531 overall ↑ 4

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 215 ↑ 2
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3492 ↑ 17
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 6129 ↓ -43
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2955 ↑ 41
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3019 ↓ -34
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1026 ↑ 6
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2514 ↑↑ 2374
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2095 ↑ 39
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 9936 ↓↓ -116
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5959 ↓ -49
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3542 ↑ 40
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3128 ↓ -17
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9248 ↓ -21
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4157 ↓ -24
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1379 ↑ 8
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 4220 ↓↓ -125
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3698 ↓ -49
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1404 ↓ -12
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4369 ↑ 26

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