Mariam

Mariam - A very unique female name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mariam, meaning bitter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1042. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mariam and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mariam? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mariam. The baby girl name Mariam was given to 428 baby girls in 2012, ranking #607 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,302 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mariam peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 607.



Famous with this name

Mariam Vardani
Mariam Bokeria
Mariam Hussein


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Mariam is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mariam is currently topping the baby name charts in Michigan at position #233 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,093.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mariam is where you live.


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Mariam origin and meaning

Mariam is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bitter. To see famous people named Mariam, pop culture references for the name Mariam and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mariam

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mariam, sorted by popularity.

Marion / Maureen / Marian / Miriam / Marianne / Maryann / Marina / Mariana / Myrna / Maryanne /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012607
2011672
2010619
2009661
2008690
2007698
2006698
2005623
2004675
2003658
2002666
2001685
2000682
1999710
1998735
1997812
1996792
1995960
1994878
1993982
1992904
1991932
19901065
19891125
19881074
19871150
19861229
19851230
19841194
19831209
19821211
19811367
19801400
19791738
19781605
19772222
19761538
19752462
19742394
19732527
19722819
19711753
19691752
19671977
19652223
19642130
19632226
19602445
19562303
19461741
19441799
19431857
19321786
19301170
19291309
19271128
19261454
19251040
19241515
19231041
19211237
1920990
19191291
19181051
19171135
19161113
19151050
19141061
19131042

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Michigan233
New York269
Connecticut300
Minnesota306
New Jersey337
Virginia386
Pennsylvania414
Maryland435
Massachusetts485
Illinois522
Ohio627
California734
Wisconsin763
Washington816
Texas824
Georgia858
Missouri898
Arizona932
North Carolina933
Colorado975
Tennessee1014
Florida1093

Even more about Mariam


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mariam a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mariam?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mariam
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,302
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +428

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