Names Ending in M for Girls

  1. Neelam
    • Origin:

      Hindi
    • Meaning:

      "blue sapphire"
    • Description:

      It is said that if one wears a flawless blue sapphire, it can remove poverty and provide health, wealth, long life, happiness and prosperity.
  2. Lilium
    • Origin:

      Flower name, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "lily"
    • Description:

      Lilium is the genus of the lily family of plants and sounds a bit botanically formal for a first name. Try Lillia or Lilias.
  3. Prim
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "first or demure"
    • Description:

      As a name, Prim is generally short for Primrose – as in the sweet younger sister of heroine Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. But a word of warning: it also coincides with the English word "prim", meaning "disapproving, overly correct".
  4. Meryem
    • Origin:

      Turkish
    • Meaning:

      "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"
    • Description:

      Turkish form of Mary or Miriam, very popular in its homeland and, increasingly, in France too. The Turkish name for the Virgin Mary is Meryem Ana (or Meryemana).
  5. Shalom
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "peace"
    • Description:

      Supermodel Shalom Harlow glamorized this name, which is heard as a greeting every day in Israel.
  6. Mirriam
    • Pam
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Pamela, English
      • Meaning:

        "all honey"
      • Description:

        This mild-mannered short form was Queen of the Prom in the fifties and sixties, but today is mostly heard on TV's The Office (and of course as one of the founders of Nameberry).
    • Zamzam
      • Origin:

        Arabic place name
      • Description:

        Zamzam has to be the ultimate impact name. Despite all those Zs, Zamzam, is not a trendy modern invention by some rock star; in fact Zamzam derives from the Well of Zamzam, which is the holiest place in Mecca.
    • Mayim
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "water"
      • Description:

        This Hebrew water name has two main popular associations: Mayim Bialik, who played the title role in the early 90s TV series "Blossom," and the popular Israeli folk dance, "Mayim, Mayim."
    • Charm
      • Origin:

        English word name
      • Meaning:

        "lucky token"
      • Description:

        A lucky word name that started to rise out of obscurity in the 2010s. Like Dream and True, Charm could be just one celebrity baby away from becoming a big trend.
    • Delphinium
      • Origin:

        Flower name, from Greek
      • Meaning:

        "larkspur; dolphin"
      • Description:

        Delphinium is the proper name for larkspur. It's also related to names like Delphine, which are connected to dolphins (the flowers were thought to resemble a dolphin's back).
    • Rhythm
      • Origin:

        Word name
      • Description:

        A musical name that is undeniably cool and, well, rhythmic. Its biggest challenge may be the spelling. Well, maybe not the biggest challenge. Save this one for a middle name.
    • Elysium
      • Origin:

        Latin from Greek
      • Meaning:

        "home of the blessed after death"
      • Description:

        In Greek mythology, Elysium, or the Elysian Fields, was the paradise inhabited by the blessed and righteous after death. Greek poet Homer attested that the Elysian Fields were on the western edge of Earth.
    • Taytum
      • Origin:

        Variation of Tatum, English
      • Meaning:

        "Tate's homestead"
      • Description:

        As names become more popular, the truism goes, spelling variations are invented and become more popular too. Taytum entered the Top 1000 in the US for girls for the first time in 2021, following on the heels of mother name Tatum, now in the Top 300.
    • Poem
      • Origin:

        Literary name, English word name
      • Meaning:

        "a composition in verse"
      • Description:

        A handful of baby girls were named Poem in the US in the most recent year, along with Poet and Poetry. But of course, these word names can work for boys too.
    • Bethlehem
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "house of bread"
      • Description:

        The Spanish name Belén is a well-established girl name, but parents have been slower to use the English equivalent. It is beginning to come into wider use, along with other New Testament place names like Galilee and Nazareth.
    • Gem
      • Evrim
        • Origin:

          Turkish
        • Meaning:

          "evolution"
        • Description:

          The Turkish girls' name Evrim is virtually unknown in the English-speaking world, but can translate easily....and be shortened to the familiar Evie (with a short initial e as in eh-vee) if you want or need.
      • Em
        • Origin:

          Short form of Emma or Emily, German or Latin
        • Meaning:

          "universal or rival"
        • Description:

          There are a lot of little girls called Em today, but not that many named Em, just Em. As a first name, it's a bit reductive, especially with all the children named Emma, Emily, Emilia, Emeline, and onward. But we can see it working as a creative middle name, perhaps a clever way to honor Grandpa Mike?
      • Ahinoam
        • Origin:

          Hebrew
        • Meaning:

          "my brother is pleasant"
        • Description:

          Also spelled Achinoam, this Biblical name belonged to wives of both King Saul and King David.