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Mariyam is the phonetically spelled variant of Mariam, a more modern variation of the name Miriam which is the original form of Mary. Miriam is a feminine name found in the Old Testament. Its first appearance is as the name of the sister of Moses. It is taken to mean ‘Sea Dew’, however some argue that its origins lie further back in ancient Egypt and its meaning is debated.
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