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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.MIR-yam German
MEER-yahm Finnish
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Meaning & History

Form of MIRIAM.
VariantsMiriam German Marjaana, Mirjami Finnish
DiminutivesJaana, Mirja Finnish
Other Languages & CulturesMarietjie Afrikaans Mariam, Maryam Arabic Mariam Armenian Maria, Miren, Maia Basque Maryia Belarusian Mary, Miriam Biblical Maria, Mariam Biblical Greek Miriam Biblical Hebrew Maria Biblical Latin Mari Breton Maria, Mariya Bulgarian Maria, Mariona, Ona Catalan Maria Corsican Marija, Maja, Mara, Mare, Marica, Marijeta, Maša, Mojca Croatian Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika, Máša Czech Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia Danish Maleah, Maria, Marie, Marilyn, Mary, Maura, Miriam, Moira, Mae, Mamie, Maree, Mariah, Marianne, Mariel, Marinda, Marion, May, Mia, Mimi English Maria Faroese Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise French Maria, Maike, Mareike Frisian María, Maruxa Galician Mariam, Mariami, Meri, Marika Georgian Maria, Marietta, Marika Greek Maryamu Hausa Malia, Mele Hawaiian Miriam Hebrew Mariamne History Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska Hungarian María, Mæja Icelandic Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Maureen, Moyra Irish Maria, Marianna, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi Italian Marija Latvian Marija Lithuanian Marija, Maja, Mare Macedonian Moirrey, Voirrey Manx Mere Maori Malle, Molle Medieval English Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia Norwegian Maria Occitan Maryam Persian Maria, Maja, Marika, Maryla, Marzena Polish Maria, Mariana, Mariazinha Portuguese Maria Romanian Maria, Mariya, Marya, Manya, Maryana, Masha Russian Márjá Sami Maria Sardinian Màiri, Maura, Moira Scottish Marija, Maja, Mara, Marica Serbian Mária, Maja, Marika Slovak Marja Sorbian María, Marita Spanish Maritza Spanish (Latin American) Mari, Maria, Marie, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My Swedish Meryem Turkish Maria, Mariya Ukrainian Maryam Urdu Meryem Uyghur Mair, Mairwen, Mari Welsh Mirele Yiddish
Entry updated July 2, 2017