Mariam is a derivative (Arabic and English) of the English Mary.
Mariam is also a derivative (English) of the English, French, German, Yiddish, and Hebrew Miriam.
Mariam is a fairly popular baby name for girls. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.030% of baby girls were named Mariam. Its ranking then was #548. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly related to Mariam, Mary was the most commonly used. Its use outnumbered Mariam's by 4 times in that year.
Baby names that sound like Mariam include Maryam, Maeryn, Mairim, Mairin, Mairwenn, Mairwenne, Mairwinn, Mairwinne, Mairwyn, Mairwynn, Mairwynne, Maram, Mareen, Maren, Marene, Marian, Marián, Marien, Mariene, and Marijn.
† Pronunciation for Mariam: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"