Mirriam name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mirriam mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Mirriam

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Kenya, the name Mirriam is of Kikuyu origin and means "Brave confident princess".
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Mirriam means "The name Mirriam means brave confident princess also known as the sister of Moses in biblical times".
  3. According to a user from Malawi, the name Mirriam means "Star of the sea".
  4. A user from Zambia says the name Mirriam means "Twinkle in the seas".
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Notable Persons Named Mirriam

Notable Persons Named Mirriam


Mampi is a r&b, kwaito, reggae, rhythm, and blues musician. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Mampi was given the name Mirriam Mukape on August 4th, 1986 in Lusaka, Zambia. Mampi is also known as Mampi.

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Fun Facts about the name Mirriam

  • How Popular is the name Mirriam? Mirriam is the 28,009th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mirriam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 196 babies born with the first name Mirriam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mirriam to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mirriam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Mirriam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mirriam is Monday, December 21st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Mirriam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mirriam was in 1923 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Mirriam Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mirriam is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Mirriam: The name spelled backwards is Mairrim. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iarrimm. How do you pronounce that?
  • Mirriam name meaning

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