Miriam meaning: Wished For Child

Miriam Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \m(i)-riam\
Number of People 👶 111,000
Rate in 2021 595
Numerology 🔢 9
Name origin 🌍 Hebrew

Miriam Name Meaning


The meaning of Miriam is " beloved of God " or, in other words, "the chosen one".

In addition to its biblical meaning, other meanings given to it are "excellent" and "imminent".

Miriam Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Miriam
Additional description of the name Miriam


The name Miriam is of Hebrew origin and the original etymology of this name was Miriam.

Miriam is a variant of the name Maria. Both names are etymologically linked by their Hebrew origin, but Miriam is less common and more exotic.

In addition, the name Miriam also appears represented in the Bible. In her biblical origin, Miriam is the sister of Moses and Aaron, and she was the one who welcomed baby Moses' basket in the Nile.



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Additional name description Miriam
Additional name description Miriam

Diminutives and variations of the name Miriam
Some diminutives of the name Miriam are:
Miri, Mimi, Midge, Mia

The name Miriam in other languages
The name Miriam retains the same form in all languages. The only variations of the name that can arise are related to other reasons, such as accents or vowel changes, as in the case of Myriam.

Saint of Miriam's Day
Saint of Miriam's Day is celebrated on August 15.

Numerology of the name Miriam
According to numerology, the number of the name Miriam is 9.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Miriam?
The origin of the name Miriam is Hebrew.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Miriam?
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*️⃣ How many people are named Miriam?
Almost 111000 people are named Miriam.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Miriam?
The names of Zoe, Athena, Marley, Camille, Marlee