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.
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