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Gender: Female Meaning of Mayim: "water" Origin of Mayim: Hebrew

The name Mayim is a girl's name meaning "water". Mayim and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

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."

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Famous People Named Mayim

Mayim Bialik, American actress and doctor

Pop Culture References for the name Mayim


katoolah Says:


She's also incredibly intelligent. The only one of all the cast - including the men - who is actually a scientist as well as an actor. I think she'd be a great person to share a name with.

Jackson Takei Says:


Are you saying she's not pretty, she's the second prettiest woman on The Big Bang Theory, after Bernadette and before Penny.

ashbee Says:


pronounced pretty differently: "MY-eem"

Imnotputtingmynameonline Says:



unicornluvgirl Says:


It's very pretty, but I always think of Amy on The Big Bang Theory!