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

The name Aram is a boy's name of Hebrew, Armenian origin meaning "high elevated". Aram and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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.

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Famous People Named Aram

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

Pop Culture References for the name Aram

Aram Finklestein, from the movie "The Rebound"
Aram Mojtabai, FBI computer tech in NBC's "The Blacklist"
Aram, half-giant in the "Beyonders" trilogy


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.