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


Miryam is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Miryam?

Miryam is a form of the biblical name Miriam, which is of Hebrew and Egypt origin.

What does the name Miryam mean?

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

Pronunciation of Miryam

Variants of the name Miryam

Miriam Mirjam Myriam

Popularity of the name Miryam

The name Miryam is ranked #3598 overall.

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