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Yasmin maryam or maryam Yasmin?

(27 Posts)
iniquity Tue 21-Jul-15 13:07:39

Which is better Yasmin or maryam (pronounced Miriam)?
Potential daughter will have Arabic roots.

CrispyFern Tue 21-Jul-15 13:11:37

Maryam Yasmine.

I like both the names. Only chose that way because Yasmine makes me think of contraceptives.

TheVeryHungryPreggo Tue 21-Jul-15 13:16:01

Maryam Yasmine.

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 21-Jul-15 13:50:34

Maryan Yasmin

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 21-Jul-15 13:50:53

Sorry, Maryam Yasmin.

iniquity Tue 21-Jul-15 14:39:26

Thanks, pretty unanimous then

CakeRattleandRoll Tue 21-Jul-15 16:26:18

I prefer Yasmin Maryam. It also has the advantage that people won't have problems pronouncing/spelling Yasmin, but might with Maryam.

Love both names btw. Miriam was on our shortlist and Yasmin would have been, except had already been used by family.

SaulGood Tue 21-Jul-15 16:41:05

Maryam first. Lovely name. Yasmin is fairly pretty but is is the name of a very well known brand of contraceptive pill so if you're in the UK, I'd use it as a second name only.

Raasay Tue 21-Jul-15 16:43:42

Maryam first.

They are both lovely but Yasmine is more common so I'd use it as a middle name.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Tue 21-Jul-15 17:16:44

Both lovely names, but I would go for Maryam Yasmine

ashesandfire Tue 21-Jul-15 17:39:10

Maryam Yasmin for me too. Maryam is lovely, not keen on Yasmin though that is due to personal association

Candycoco Tue 21-Jul-15 17:42:15

Yasmin first smile

Creatureofthenight Tue 21-Jul-15 18:56:58

Prefer Maryam Yasmin too.

chocolatechip123 Tue 21-Jul-15 19:02:42

I like Maryam as a name (why not to ma-ree-am pronunciation?). Also Jasmin as a alternative to Yasmin. Anything but Fatima (or risk the nn Farty or Fatty as a relative does!).

Happy36 Tue 21-Jul-15 19:03:08

Two beautiful names there. I like both combinations, but slightly prefer Maryam Yasmin.

VixxFace Tue 21-Jul-15 19:03:38

Yasmim.

Really dislike maryam

Haffdonga Tue 21-Jul-15 19:11:06

I like Maryam best.

LastOneDancing Tue 21-Jul-15 19:15:36

Both beautiful but I like Maryam Yasemin

SleepShake Tue 21-Jul-15 19:17:24

Maryam Yasmine.

Baffledmumtoday Tue 21-Jul-15 19:46:29

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BothEndsBurning Tue 21-Jul-15 19:55:02

Maryam first. I not so keen on Yasmine.

Sophronia Tue 21-Jul-15 21:06:32

Maryam Yasmin.

EhricLovesTheBhrothers Wed 22-Jul-15 21:27:33

If you want it pronounced Miriam you would be better spelling it Miriam. Maryam looks like marry am. My sil is merieme, I like that spelling.

reuset Wed 22-Jul-15 21:36:38

Maryam first

chocolatechip123 Thu 23-Jul-15 06:50:58

True, I've never met a Maryam who is called Miriam.

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