Miriam meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Miriam No. of characters: 6 Gender: Girl Origin of Miriam: Hebrew English German Biblical
Religion: Muslim How to pronounce Miriam mi-riam What does my name mean? Meaning of Miriam: Sea of Bitterness, Biblical Name, Rebelliousness, Pregnant Mother, Star of the Sea, Wished-for Child, Bitter, Sea of Sorrow, Prophetess, Scraped, Rocks, Beloved, Maybe Bitterne

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Miriam is a Hebrew name of uncertain origin. It may be derived from the Ancient Greek names Mariám and Maríā meaning "bitterness, beloved, wished for child". On the other hand it may be taken from the Egyptian mr meaning "love". The name was borne in the Old Testament by the elder sister of Moses and Aaron and after the Exodus, she came to be known as a prophetess to the people. A notable bearer of the name is Miriam Ben-Porat who was an Israeli jurist and the first female appointed to the Supreme Court of Israel and the State Comptroller of Israel from 1988–1998. Another famous bearer is Miriam Stoppard who was a British physician, author and television presenter.

Miriam was ranked 821 in 2002 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.11% from its previous ranking of 804 in 1999. Miriam was ranked 285 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 2.73% from its previous ranking of 293 in 2014.

Full form of Miriam : Mature Independent Rebellious Intellectual Adorable Modern

Miriam is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Miriam is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1907 and ranked 285 (0.027486% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 106039 people wear Miriam as their first name. Miriam is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 285 (0.027486% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 106039 people have Miriam as their first name. Miriam is not a native United States and Miriam may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.029663% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Miriam
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1907174301
1908163342
1909167339
1910173368
1911157487
1912156686
1913143826

Expression number of Miriam is 9.

Miriam are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Miriam are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Miriam are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent.

Names that rhyme with Miriam Abriam, Adriam, Ariam, Arriam, Briam, Ephriam, Mariam, Marriam, Meriam, Merriam, Mirriam, Myriam, MériamFamous people named Miriam
Jennifer Miriam in Playboy Video Playmate Calendar 1998 as
Miriam Höller in Passion as Stunts
Miriam Nelson in Cat Ballou as Miscellaneous Crew
Miriam Brown in The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John as Actress
Miriam Calderón in Soy mi madre as Actress
Miriam Velazquez Tris in Les femmes du 6e étage as Actress
Miriam Corowa in Gold Coast to Sunshine Coast as
Miriam Pielhau in Baustelle Liebe as
Miriam Raya in Camino as Actress
Miriam Fease in Windsor as Actress
Miriam Cooper was an American film actress of the silent film era, known primarily for her work on The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance, D.W.
Actor Miriam Alex, noted for movie Dagli archivi della polizia criminale
Names like Miriam Miriam Namesakes Related Names: Mir, Mira, Mirabai, Mirabel, Mirabell, Mirabella, Mirabelle, Mirabilis, Mirac, Miracal, Miracle, Mirae, Mirage, Mirah, Miraha, Mirai, Miraj, Mirakal, Mirakle, Miral Posts having Miriam: Comments :Miriam is a name which is of Hebrew origin and is actually Mirjam (Heb. מִרְיָם). The name tradition goes back to the Bible back. In Tanach wearing the older sister of Moses, the prophetess Miriam, this name. In the Septuagint and the New Testament the name is Miriam to Greek (Μαριαμ Mariam . See Aramaic ܡܪܝܡ Maryam ) transcribed. It is on the acquisition in the Latin name Maria emerged. First time the name was appeard in the Book of Exodus, the second book of the Torah. This name was very popular among the ancient Jews and was the original source for the name of Maria and its derivatives ( Mariola, Marietta, Marika, Marita, Maryla ). - Cole Nygaard Popularity of Miriam

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Other variants of Miriam :Mariam Maryam Maria Miren Maia Maryia Mari Mariya Mariona Ona Marija Maja Mara Mare Marica Marijeta Maša Mojca Marie Madlenka Marika Máša Maiken Majken Marianne Mia Marja Marjo Mirjam Jet Maaike Manon Marieke Mariëlle Mariëtte Marijke Marijse Marike Mariska Marita Marjan Meike Mieke Miep Mies Ria Maarja Maarika Maaria Marjaana Mirjami Jaana Maija Maritta Marjatta Marjukka Marjut Miia Mirja Myriam Marielle Mariette Marion Marise Maike Mareike María Mariami Meri Malia Mele Mariamne Mária Mæja Máire Maura Moira Mairenn Máirín Maureen Maurine Moyra Marianna Mariella Marietta Mimi Moirrey Voirrey Mere Malle Molle Maryla Marzena Mariana Marianita Mariazinha Marya Manya Maryana Masha Márjá Màiri Maritza My Meryem Mair Mairwen  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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