Gender: Female Origin of Maryam: Arabic and Iranian form of Miriam or Mary Maryam's Popularity in 2018: #565

Maryam Origin and Meaning

The name Maryam is a girl's name of Arabic, Greek, Iranian origin.

As Mary sails further out of style, her variations become more appealing, whether you're honoring an ancestral Mary or Marie or Miriam or simply love the tradition of the name. The Arabic Maryam may often be misunderstood as the more familiar Miriam, which it sounds like, but it's a beautiful variation worth considering despite the possibility of confusion. Maryam is also a botanical name in Iran.

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Rank in US: #565

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Ruanne Says:


The accent's on the second syllable, right?

Hawa Says:


I love this name especially since it's the name of the mother of Jesus

NaomiNY Says:


In one of my favorite anime, there's a country called Maryam.

Zelliew Says:


It sounds like a bad attempt at saying Miriam

RavenZimmi Says:


Marry a yam

flora_kate Says:


I just can't get past the "yam" on the end.