US Popularity:1052
Other Origin(s):Aramaic, Latin
Meaning:Star of the sea; Bitterness; Beloved
Mariam is a feminine name of Aramaic and Hebrew origins. Related to the Latin name Mary, this name translates to “star of the sea,” “bitterness,” or “beloved.” In the Christian New Testament, this name refers to multiple biblical figures, including Mary, the mother of Jesus, Miriam the prophetess, and apostle and Saint Mary Magdalene. If you want a classic name to connect baby to your faith, the name Mariam is sure to leave its mark.

Mariam Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mariam is currently #677 on The Bump
Girl:Mariam is currently #492 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mariam is currently #1052 in U.S. births
Girl:Mariam is currently #535 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 34
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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