The origin of the name Miriam is Hebrew
This is how Miriam is written in Hebrew:
מִרְיָם = Miryam
The biblical meaning of the name Miriam is rebellion.
Miriam was the elder sister of Moses and Aaron
The name Miriam appears in the bible in the following verses:
Exodus 15:20 KJV
And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
Exodus 15:21 KJV
And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Numbers 12:1 KJV
And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Numbers 12:4 KJV
And the LORD spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation. And they three came out.
Numbers 12:5 KJV
And the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came forth.
Numbers 12:10 KJV
And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.
Numbers 12:15 KJV
And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again.
Numbers 20:1 KJV
Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there.
Numbers 26:59 KJV
And the name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.
Deuteronomy 24:9 KJV
Remember what the LORD thy God did unto Miriam by the way, after that ye were come forth out of Egypt.
1 Chronicles 4:17 KJV
And the sons of Ezra were, Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.
Micah 6:4 KJV
For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.