Maryam name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew and Arabic
Usage: Arabic, Kannada, Marathi, Persian, Greek, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: m(a)-ryam
Meaning: Name of Mother of Jesus, Bitter, Pious and Bitterness
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What does Maryam mean?

The prevalent girl name Maryam is used largely in Arabic, Kannada, Danish, Marathi, Greek, Finnish, Norwegian, Persian and Swedish is of Hebrew and Arabic origin, Maryam means "Name of Mother of Jesus, Bitter, Beloved or Someone to be Loved or Bitterness".

Maryam is variation of ever lasting and frequently used Miriam. Miriam is a variant of venerable, famous and biblical Mary. Also Miriam is version of darling and biblical Mirjam. Miriam is resulted from Mary.

Renowned Miriam's origin is Hebrew, meaning of Miriam is "Beloved and Pregnant Mother". Maryam is a variant form of eminent and evergreen Mariana. Mariana is variation of timeless and cherished Marianne.

Mariana is an effeminate variation of Marianus. Also Mariana is feminine variant of Marius. Trendy Mariana came from Hebrew and Latin languages, meaning of Mariana is "Maris Meaning Male Manly Virile, Mary and Combination of Maria and Anna".

Maryam is a variant form of venerable, illustrous and biblical Mary. Mary is form of Maria in English language. Also Mary is English equivalent of Maria. Trendy Mary is originated from Egyptian and Hebrew languages, Mary means "Lady, Princess of the Sea and Sea of Bitterness".

Maryam is version of predominant and enduring Marianna. Marianna is variant of durable and popular Marianne. Marianna is equivalent of Mariana in English language. Also Marianna is Russian, Italian and English form of Marianne.

Marianna is also English and Polish cognate of Mary. Marianna is also Latin equivalent of Mariamne. Widespread Marianna is originated from Hebrew, Marianna means "Grace, Combination of Maria and Anna and Sea and Graces".

How do I pronounce Maryam?

m(a)-ryam is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Maryam. The other ways to say the name is mar-yam.

Variants of Maryam

Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Miriam, Mariana, Marianna, Mary, Macia, Minnie, Mirjana, Marianus, Marianne, Marianah, Mariane, Mariann, Maaria, Marielle, Mai, Mara, Marea, Adamary, Marigrace

Middle Names for Maryam

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Names that rhyme with Maryam

How popular is the name Maryam?

Maryam was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1946 around 8932 babies have been given the name. At the peak of its usage in 2017, it ranked 478th when 645 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

However after 58 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still going strong on charts. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 1 times Also, Maryam was among the popular names in England and Wales.

Since emerging in 1996 around 10933 babies have been given the name. When at its peak in 2014, 754 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 74th position.

However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still dominating the charts. Additionally, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 10 times Also, Maryam was among the popular names in France.

Since emerging in 1953 around 8036 babies have been given the moniker. When at its peak in 2015, it ranked 95th when 658 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 57 years but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 100 baby names 3 times

Maryam was a common name in Netherlands.

Over 466 babies have been named Maryam since 2015. When at its peak in 2017,. After 5 years, the name has past its prime. Also, A common name in Sweden with over 322 new-borns have been given the name since 2017.

At its zenith in 2017, it ranked 78th when 177 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Also, A common name in Belgium having over 1485 recievers in 24 years of usage.

At the peak of its usage in 2015, it ranked 58th when 136 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Maryam is a familiar baby name in New South Wales, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2017, 86 babies were given Maryam and it reached its peak ranking, 85 on girl names chart. Over 243 people have been named Maryam in New South Wales. Maryam is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 20 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 300.

Over 179 babies in Ireland have been named Maryam. In Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 but could not make beyond the top 400. Over 202 people have been named Maryam in Switzerland.

Maryam is a rare baby name in Sweden however it is still in use. Over 322 people have been named Maryam in Sweden. However things change on global perspective, Maryam is extremely popular in Iran where every 1 in 50 have the name as well as in, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Also the baby name is popular in Indonesia, Egypt, Russia, Tanzania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, India, Azerbaijan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Somalia, Kenya, Uzbekistan, Libya and Bangladesh. At least, 3750000 people globally have carried Maryam as their given name according to our evaluation.

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Maryam in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Maryam

Instead of running over people on your way to success, you teach them how to find their own path and how to succeed. Planning is what keeps your mind in shape. You love to help the people you care for. You are a hard candy when it comes to romantic relationships. You are unique and born to stand out. With time, people who don't belong near you, walk away. You love people with an attitude but open to discussion and hearing new opinions.

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Famous people named Maryam

  • Maryam Rajavi, leader of the People's Mujahedin of Iran
  • Maryam Yusuf Jamal, Bahraini middle-distance runner
  • Maryam Nemazee, Iranian British broadcast journalist
  • Maryam Khatoon Molkara, campaigner for the rights of transsexuals in Iran
  • Maryam Bayramalibeyova, Azerbaijani social activist and feminist
  • Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian Her research topics included Teichmüller theory
  • Maryam Mursal, Somali composer and vocalist
  • Maryam Keshavarz, Iranian-American filmmaker best
  • Maryam Heydarzadeh, contemporary Iranian poet, lyricist, and singer
  • Maryam Zandi, Iranian documentary photographer and author
  • Maryam Farman Farmaian, daughter of Prince Abdol Hossein Mirza Farmanfarma and Batoul Khanoum
  • Maryam Namazie, British-Iranian secularist and human rights activist
  • Maryam Hassouni, Dutch television and film actress
  • Maryam Abacha, widow of Sani Abacha
  • Maryam Moshiri, television broadcaster, currently with the BBC
  • Maryam Hamid in Bab'Aziz as Actress
  • Maryam Tarami in February as Actress
  • Maryam Basir in Mooz-Lum as Actress
  • Maryam Ghafarinia in Boone: The Bounty Hunter as Actress
  • Maryam Myika Day in Noise as Actress
  • Maryam Cné in Selfish as Actress
  • Maryam Zaree in Ben O Degilim as Actress
  • Maryam Zakaria in Rowdy Rathore as Actress
  • Maryam Hassan in The School of Rock as Actress
  • Maryam al-Khawaja Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, has held the presidency of that organization, since its president, Nabeel Rajab, was arrested.
  • Maryam d'Abo is renowned for her acting in movie The Living Daylights
  • In 1957 drama, romance movie, La anam, Maryam Fakhruddin characterized Safia.
  • Maryam Moghadam portrayed the central role of Mahsa in 2015 drama flick Risk of Acid Rain.
  • Maryam Palizban, from 2016 action and crime movie Lantouri, who portrayed the Maryam.
  • Maryam Saadat portrayed critical character of Mrs. Bahrami in 2016 drama and romance flick Born in 1987.
  • In 1986, Maryam Ashrafi portrayed the role of N in drama and family movie Bahar.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
  7. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  8. SCB- Statistikmyndigheten,
  9. NSW Government,
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