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ˈmɪr i əmmiri·am

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  1. Miriamnoun

    Sister of Moses and Aaron, and the daughter of Amram and Jochebed.

  2. Miriamnoun

    A female given name from Hebrew.

  3. Etymology: From Hebrew מִרְיָם (Miryam), possibly from Aramaic מרים (Maryām, " bitter"), from a root מר (m-r) meaning "to be bitter". The meaning of this name which is the Old Testament equivalent of Mary has been debated for centuries. Some other explanations are mutiny / rebellion / disobedience from a root מרי (m-r-y).


  1. Miriam

    Miriam was the sister of Moses and Aaron, and the daughter of Amram and Yocheved. She appears first in the Book of Exodus in the Hebrew Bible.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MIRIAM in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MIRIAM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of MIRIAM in a Sentence

  1. Travis Robinson:

    We would see each other in the waiting room, in the hallway and we would always check on each other, then it would come to sitting in the room with each other, and then it was, ‘ If I ’m not here would you check up on baby Travis and if you’re not here I ’ll check on Miriam Ellis, ’ so it kind of evolved into a sisterhood.

  2. Leah Greenbaum:

    When Miriam is having a tantrum we do this nuzzle command, and he literally has gotten her out of a tantrums, and he’s actually helped her stay calm and makes transitions better- getting her to go to bed, getting her to leave a store, he’s just eased it all.

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