Miriam f
Biblical: the Old Testament form of the Hebrew name Maryam (see MARY (SEE Mary)). Of uncertain ultimate origin, this is first recorded as being borne by the elder sister of Moses (Exodus 15: 20). Since the names of both Moses and his brother Aaron are probably of Egyptian origin, it is possible that this feminine name is too. It was enthusiastically taken up as a given name by the Israelites, and is still borne mainly, but by no means exclusively, by Jews.
Variant: MARIAMNE (SEE Mariamne).

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