Mirya

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

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Mirya is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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).

Meaning of Mirya

Mirya 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, Mirya means “rebelliousness”, “exalted one” or “wished for child” in Hebrew.

Pronunciation of Mirya

Alternate spelling of Mirya

Mirja

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