BARLAAM
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Meaning unknown. In Christian legends Barlaam (recorded as Greek Βαρλααμ) was a 3rd-century hermit who converted Josaphat, the son of an Indian king, to Christianity. The story is based on that of the Buddha. This name was also borne by two saints.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Varlaam, Varlam (Russian)
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