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

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Mirjam is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Mirjam

Mirjam is biblical name of Hebrew and Egypt origin (sister of Moses in the Old Testament).

Meaning of Mirjam

Mirjam means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea” (from Hebrew “mir/mar” = bitter/drop + “jam” = sea) or “star of the sea” (from Hebrew “מאור/ma’or” = star) and “beloved” (from Egypt “mry”). Besides, Miriam means “rebelliousness”, “exalted one” or “wished for child” in Hebrew.

Pronunciation of Mirjam

Alternate spelling of Mirjam

Miriam Myriam

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