Meryem Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Mary:
Anglicized form of Maria, which is derived from the Hebrew Miryām (sea of bitterness, sea of sorrow). There is much debate over the meaning of the name, however. While "sea of bitterness or sorrow" seems to be the most probable, some sources give the alternative definitions of "rebellion," "wished-for child," and "mistress or lady of the sea." The name, borne in the Bible by the virgin mother of Jesus, has become one of the most enduringly popular names in the Christian world.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Name Lists Featuring Meryem
Contribute your knowledge to the name Meryem
- Comments and insights on the name Meryem
- Personal experiences with the name Meryem
My dearest teacher’s name.Everyone loves her.
My aunt and she is most beautiful person in our family. She has deep blue eyes and a hair like light brown maybe blonde:)
- Nicknames for Meryem
- Meanings and history of the name Meryem
Turkish variant of Arabic Maryam, English Mary and German Maria
- Famous real-life people named Meryem
Meryem Uzerli, Turkish actress
Meryem Shabanova, Azerbaijani singer
- Meryem in song, story & screen