"high elevated"

Aram Origin and Meaning

The name Aram is a boy's name of Hebrew, Armenian origin meaning "high elevated".

Aram is a popular Armenian name with a pleasing sound that became known in this country through the works of William Saroyan, namely the 1940 book of short stories, My Name in Aram, centering on Aram Garoghlanian, a boy of Armenian descent growing up in Fresno, California. Saroyan also named his son Aram.

Aram appears in the bible as a son of Shem and grandson of Noah; it is also a biblical place name. In addition, Aram is the third day of the month in the Armenian calendar.

A well known bearer is Aram Khachaturian, the Armenian composer.

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Famous People Named Aram

  • Aram(aka Ram), son of Esrom, father of Aminadab, descendant of Judah (Matthew 1:3)
  • Aramdescendent of patriarch Asher (1 Chr. 7:34)
  • Aramson of blogger Jamie Lynn Grumet ( featured on the cover of Time Magazine

Aram in Pop Culture

  • Aram Finklesteinfrom the movie "The Rebound"
  • Aram MojtabaiFBI computer tech in NBC's "The Blacklist"
  • Aramhalf,giant in the "Beyonders" trilogy