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manon

DIMINUTIVE OF:
maría, maria
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
MARYÂM / MIRYÂM > MIRIAM
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
MARYÂM / MIRYÂM (מרים) MARIáM ‎(Μαριάμ) MARíā ‎(Μαρίᾱ)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek names "Mariám ‎(Μαριάμ) and Maríā ‎(Μαρίᾱ)", found in the New Testament, meaning “bitterness, beloved, wished for child“. Both New Testament names were forms of the Hebrew name “Maryâm / Miryâm”. The name has been widely used due to its associations with the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, and with Saint Mary Magdalene, who was called an apostle to the apostles. The name might be derived from an Egyptian word “Myr” (beloved) or “mr” (love), or even the Ancient Egyptian name “Meritamen” or "Merit-Amun", meaning "beloved of Amun". Mariam or (Arabic: Maryām) form, has been a popular name in predominantly Muslim countries due to the respect given to Mary, mother of Jesus, in Islam. Muslim parents want their daughters to be like Mary in her "chastity and demureness," according to a 2006 IslamOnline.net article.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL / RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • dutchdutch
  • frenchfrench

Related names

VARIANTS
dutch
marie, maryam, mirjam, maria, Marije
french
marie, maryam, miriam, myriam
PET & SHORT FORM
dutch
mari, maja, marike, maaike, marijke, marita, meike, miep, mia, mieke, maike, marieke, mai, may, maya, ria, Rie, mie, Mariëtta, Mariëtte, Mariëlla, Mariëlle, MARIETJE, MIEK, Mei, Maar, Maatje, Maayke, Marij, Marrie, Martje, Miepie, Miepje, Miesje, Mietje, Mijke, Riek, Rieke, Rietje, Riet, Mareike
french
marianne, marielle, marion, mariette, marise, mia, maureen, maurine, mya, maya, mariot

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
marija, maria
ancient germanic
mariamne
ancient greek
Mariám
arabic
mariam, maryam, maira
armenian
mariam, maria, MARI
basque
maia, maria
belarusian
Maryja
bulgarian
mariya
catalan
mariam, maria, Màriam
croatian
marija, mirjana, mirjam
czech
marie
danish
maisa, marie, mary, maia, marya, mariam, miriam, myriam, maria, maira, Mailin
english
marie, mary, marilyn, miriam, maralyn, marilynn, marlyn, marylyn, merrilyn, marian, marigold, maurene, mayra, marrilyn, myra, merilyn, maria, Mariah, Marieh
esperanto
mario
estonian
mirjam, maria
faroese
marie, mary, maia, miriam, mirjam, maria
filipino
maria, marÍa
finnish
maisa, marie, mary, maia, marya, mariam, miriam, myriam, mirjami, marjaana, mirjam, maria, maira, maari, maaria, maarie, mariia, marrii, Mailin, Mailyn, Maylin
frisian
maria
galician
maria, marÍa
georgian
mariam, MARIAMI, MERI
german
marie, meika, mary, mariam, miriam, myriam, mirjam, maria, maira, Mailin
greek
marÍa
greenlandic
marie, maria, mariia, maalia, MARE
hebrew
maryam, miriam
hungarian - magyar
mÁria
icelandic
marie, mary, miriam, mirjam, maria, marÍa
iranian
maryam
irish
moira, moyra, maria
italian
miriana, moira, maria
latin
maria
latvian
marija, maira, Māris
lithuanian
marija
macedonian
marija
norwegian
maisa, marie, mary, maia, marya, mariam, miriam, myriam, maria, maira, Mailin, Mailyn, Maylin, Mailinn, Majlin, Maylinn
old danish
marie
polish
maria
portuguese
mariamne, marÍlia, mÁria, maria, mariana
portuguese - brazilian
marÍlia
romanian
maria
russian
mariya, mariamna
sami - lapps
máddjá
scottish
moira, moyra, mÀiri, mhairi, maria, Màili
serbian
marija, mirjana, mirjam
slovak
mÁria
slovene
marija, mirjana, mirjam
spanish
maia, mayra, marÍa, Míriam
swedish
maisa, marie, mary, maia, marya, mariam, miriam, myriam, maria, maira, Mailin, Mailyn, Maylin, Majlin, Maylinn, Mailynn, Maylyn
turkish
meryem
ukrainian
mariya
welsh
maryam, maria

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
STANCES À MANON AIMÉ DONIAT
STANCES À MANON ANDRÉ CLAVEAU
LE TANGO DE MANON ANNY FLORE
STANCES À MANON BOB MARTIN
MANON CHRISTOPHE MAÉ
LA MANON COLETTE RENARD
MANON DOMINIQUE DIMEY
MANON VIENS DANS ERLE SKA DONALD LAUTREC
MON O MANON! EL MOTOR
LE TANGO DE MANON GEORGETTE PLANA
STANCES À MANON JACK LANTIER 
MANON JANE BIRKIN
MANON JANE BIRKIN FEAT. SERGE GAINSBOURG 
MANON JEAN-PIERRE KALFON
MANON JULOS BEAUCARNE
MANON LES TROIS ACCORDS
LE SECRET DE MANON MARCEL LY
MANON DES FÊTES MAYANE DELEM
MANON SAMARABALOUF
MANON SERGE GAINSBOURG
MANON SERGE LAMA
QUAND MANON REVIENDRA SERGE LAPRADE

Notable people and personalities​

Manon Briand (born 1964) Canadian Writer