Name Myriam

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Myriam

Myriam is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Myriam

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

Meaning of Myriam

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

Pronunciation of Myriam

Variants of the name Myriam

Miriam Mirjam Miryam

Myriam in the categories

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Name Statistic: Myriam is ranked #3262 overall ↑↑ 996

  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1092 ↑↑ 1027
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1387 ↑↑ 282
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1964 ↑↑ 10289
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2197 ↑ 39
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2222 ↑↑ 8270
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2638 ↑↑ 4742
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3003 ↑↑ 3591
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3028 ↑↑ 1389
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3145 ↑↑ 1011
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3371 ↓↓ -713
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3613 ↑↑ 143
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3833 ↑↑ 882
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4120 ↑↑ 1588
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 6139 ↓↓ -189
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6942 ↓↓ -5421
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 10542 ↓↓ -8072
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 11685 ↓↓ -438
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 12052 ↓↓ -503
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 13521 ↓↓ -379


Name Myriam

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