Ancient Armenian Submitted Names

These names were used by ancient Armenian peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AGRIPPAS m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
Armenian and Old Armenian form of Agrippa.
APIRAT m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
Apparently from ապիրատ (apirat) meaning "wicked". Of chiefly historical usage.
ARAMANYAK m Ancient Armenian
Meaning unknown; possibly related to Persian ارمنی (Armani) "Armenian" or from Old Iranian *Rāma(n)-nī- "bringing peace" combined with the Armenian suffix -ակ (-ak). Aramanyak Haykazuni was a king of Armenia from 2026-1980 BCE... [more]
ARAMAYIS m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
From Old Median *Rāmanīsah which meant "one who strives for peace" or "one who strives for joy" from Proto-Iranian *rāma- "joy, peace" and *ais-/*is- "to strive".
ARGISHTI m Urartian, Ancient Armenian, Armenian
The name of two kings of Urartu, an ancient kingdom in the Armenian Highlands.
ARISTAKES m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
Possibly an Armenian form of Aristarchos, or perhaps from a Middle Persian word meaning "resurrection of the dead" (Persian رستاخیز‎ (rastâxiz)). This was borne by a 4th-century Armenian saint who was a son of Gregory the Illuminator (the religious leader traditionally credited with Christianizing Armenia)... [more]
ARMENAK m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
Variant of Aramaneak. An ancient name revived in the 18th century.
ARTASHIR m Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian form of Artaxerxes.
ARUSEAK f Ancient Armenian
Means "Venus, evening star, morning star", ultimately from Middle Median *arōsī meaning "dawn".
ASTUACATUR m Ancient Armenian
Related to աստուած (astuac) meaning "God".
AWAG m Ancient Armenian
Older form of Avag.
GAYIANĒ f Ancient Armenian
Ancient Armenian feminine form of Gaius.
GHUKAS m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
Old and modern Armenian form of Luke.
GOR m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
From the Old Armenian word գոռ (goṙ) meaning "shout, attack, word".
HETUM m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
A borrowed name of uncertain origin.
JUIK f Ancient Armenian
Derived from ձու (ju) meaning "egg" and the diminutive suffix -իկ (-ik).
KHOSROVIDUKHT f Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian name meaning "daughter of Khosrov", derived from Khosrov and դուխտ (dukht) meaning "daughter".
KIWREGH m Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian form of Cyril.
MENUA m Urartian, Ancient Armenian, Armenian
The name of an Urartian king.
MIHREWANDAK m Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian form of Mihrbandak.
MUSHEGH m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
Armenian form of the Hittite name Mursili. An ancient name used in the 3rd to 13th centuries, and revived in the 19th century.
SANATRUK m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
Borrowed from an Old Iranian language. The name of an Armenian king in the 1st century AD.
SEŁEWKOS m Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian form of Seleucus.
TATUL m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
From the Old Armenian word թաթուլ (tʿatʿul) meaning "paw". It has been in use since the 5th century.
VŠTASPEAN m Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian form of Hystaspes.
YEZNIK m Ancient Armenian, Armenian (Rare)
Means "little ox", from եզն (ezn) "ox" +‎ -իկ (-ik).
ZARMANDUKHT f Ancient Armenian
Means "the old man's daughter" from Persian zarman "old man" and duxt "daughter". This was the name of a 4th-century Armenian noblewoman who became a queen consort of Arsacid Armenia.