The name Aram is a boy's name of Hebrew, Armenian origin meaning "high elevated". Aram and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".
From the experts:
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.