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


Myriam is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Myriam?

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

What does the name Myriam mean?

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

Popularity of the name Myriam

The name Myriam is ranked #2524 overall.

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