Miriam
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
MIR-ee-əm
Meaning
Rebellious woman
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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.

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

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