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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Mariam

Name: Mariam
Pronunciation: \m(a)-riam\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: star of the sea
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Maryam, Myriam, Meriam
Similar Names: Maria, Mariah, Marial
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1392


Mariam \m(a)-riam\ as a girl's name is a variant of Marian (French), Mary (Latin) and Miriam (Hebrew), and the meaning of Mariam is "star of the sea".

The baby name Mariam sounds like Maryam, Myriam and Meriam. Other similar baby names are Maria, Mariah and Marial.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Mariam.


Mariam is a very popular first name for women (#1392 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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