Maryam

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maryam

"Maryam" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Variant of Mary bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Maryam

Maryam Nawaz Sharif is a politician. Maryam was born on October 28th, 1973 in Lahore.

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Maryam Mirzakhani is a scientist. Maryam was born in 1977 in Tehran, Iran.

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Maya Ali is an actress, model, and vj. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Maya was given the name Maryam Ali on July 27th, 1989.

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Maryam Rajavi is a Leader of the People's Mojahedin Organization, Deputy Leader of the People's Mojahedin Organization, National Council of Resistance of Iran, and People's Mujahedin of Iran. She was most prominent from 1993 to 1993. Maryam was born on December 4th, 1953 in Tehran.

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Maryam d'Abo is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1983. Maryam was born on December 27th, 1960 in Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Maryam Monsef is a Minister of Democratic Institutions. She has had major accomplishments since 2015. Maryam was born on November 7th, 1985 in Herat.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maryam

Elaha Soroor is a persian pop music and pop music musician. She was most active from 2008 to present. Elaha was given the name Maryam in 1988 in Kabul. Elaha is also known as Maryam.

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Takla Maryam is a monarch. He was most prominent from 1433 to 1433.

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Newaya Maryam is a monarch. His most notable accomplishments were from 1372 to 1382.

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Atse Baeda Maryam is a monarch. He has been prominent since 18.

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How popular is the baby name Maryam in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 8 8 0
1947 5 5 0
1960 7 7 0
1962 10 10 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 29 29 0
1976 39 39 0
1977 43 43 0
1978 31 31 0
1979 51 51 0
1980 58 58 0
1981 50 50 0
1982 59 59 0
1983 40 40 0
1984 57 57 0
1985 55 55 0
1986 61 61 0
1987 69 69 0
1988 70 70 0
1989 77 77 0
1990 78 78 0
1991 93 93 0
1992 97 97 0
1993 111 111 0
1994 107 107 0
1995 122 122 0
1996 109 109 0
1997 151 151 0
1998 161 161 0
1999 160 160 0
2000 235 235 0
2001 206 206 0
2002 223 223 0
2003 197 197 0
2004 255 255 0
2005 229 229 0
2006 273 273 0
2007 294 294 0
2008 261 261 0
2009 281 281 0
2010 349 349 0
2011 353 353 0
2012 415 415 0
2013 428 428 0
2014 494 494 0
2015 540 540 0
2016 562 562 0

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Popularity of Maryam as a first name

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Common last names for Maryam

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Fun Facts about the name Maryam

  • How Popular is the name Maryam? Maryam is the 2,861st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maryam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,742 babies born with the first name Maryam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maryam to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maryam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Maryam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maryam is Friday, October 31st, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Maryam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maryam was in 2016 with a total of 562 babies.
  • Random Maryam Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maryam is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Maryam: Your name in reverse order is Mayram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaramm. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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