Miriam
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
MIR-ee-əm
Meaning
Rebellious woman
More info about the name "Miriam"

Miriam is the original Hebrew form of Mary. There are several possible meanings of Miriam or Miryam, some of them being: "lots of bitterness", "wished for child", "bitter", "rebellious". As a feminine given name it fluctuated in usage since the Protestant Reformation but currently is fairly popular in the United States.

Popularity of the Name Miriam
Also Spelled Like...

Miriame, Mirjam, Miryam, Myriam, Mariam, Maryam, Mirja

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