Gender: Male Meaning of Aram: "high elevated" Origin of Aram: Hebrew

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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jobdevaa Says:


It's my name and didn't appreciate it
Aramtil I was an adult and realized having a unique name was kind of coolKids don't want unique n .I can't tell you how many times I read Saroyan's My My name is Aram. There are many ways to pronounce it but I stick with the Americanized version. Maybe some day I'll switch to an ethnic version like Ah-rum. The first a in my screen name is for Aram, The second is for my last name which, of course,ends in ian
We will never forget.
Aram A.

JessicaRK467 Says:


This name will just cause your kid to constantly correct everyone all the time...everyone will hear it as Aaron...its like giving your child a common name but spelling it weird. It's just going to be difficult

It's like naming your child Emily but spelling it Emmaleigh

MaryKathryn Says:


So, judge me if you will, but I fell in love with this name after watching the movie "The Rebound". I love that it's a unique biblical name.