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


Mirya is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mirya?

Mirya is considered a variant of the biblical name Maria, which in turn is a Latin variation of the name Mirjam (sister and prophetess of Moses in the Tanach).

What does the name Mirya mean?

Mirya 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, Mirya means “exalted one” (from Hebrew “róm/רוֹם” = height), “rebelliousness” (from Hebrew “meri/מְרִי”) or “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Mirya

Variants of the name Mirya


Popularity of the name Mirya

The name Mirya is ranked #3367 overall.

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