Miriam name definition: this name in other languages, spelling and pronunciation variants, female and male variants of name Miriam.
Original Hebrew form of Mary. It is used in the Old Testament, where it belongs to the elder sister of Moses and Aaron. She watched over the infant Moses as the pharaoh's daughter drew him from the Nile. The name has long been popular among Jews, and it has been used as an English Christian name since the Protestant Reformation.
Is Miriam a girl name?
Yes, name Miriam has feminine gender.
Where does the name Miriam come from?
Name Miriam most common in Hebrew, English, German, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew.