Armenian Submitted Names

Armenian names are used in the country of Armenia in western Asia, as well as in Armenian diaspora communities throughout the world.
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ABISOGHOM m Armenian
Armenian form of Absalom.
ACH'IK f Armenian
Derived from the diminutive form of աչ (ačʿ), a poetic term meaning "eye".
AETIOS m Ancient Greek, Armenian
Original Ancient Greek form of Aetius, as well as the modern Armenian form.
AGAPI f Armenian
Armenian form of Agape.
AGHASI m Armenian
From Ottoman Turkish آغا (ağa) meaning "agha (an honorific for high officials)".
AGHATON m Armenian
Albanian form of Agathon.
AGHUVEH m & f Armenian
Derived from the Armenian elements աղու (aghu) "suave" and վեհ (veh) "sublime".
AGHVAN m Armenian
Means "Caucasian Albanian" in Armenian. Caucasian Albania was an ancient country in the Caucasus, not connected to the modern state in the Balkans.
AGRIPPAS m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
Armenian and Old Armenian form of Agrippa.
ALEK m Armenian
Variant of Alex.
ALEKSAN m Armenian
Armenian short form of Aleksandr.
ALENOUSH f Armenian
Means "sweet ripple" in Armenian.
ALEXAN m Armenian
Variant of Aleksan.
ALIK m Armenian
Armenian diminutive of Aleksandr.
ALIN f Armenian
Means "bearer of light" in Armenian.
ALIQUE f Armenian
Wave (an ocean wave)
ALVARD f Armenian
Derived from Armenian ալ (al) mean "bright red" and վարդ (vard) meaning "rose".
ALVART f Armenian
Variant of Alvard.
AMBAKUM m Armenian
Armenian form of Habakkuk.
ANAIDA f Armenian, Romanian (Rare)
Variant form of Anahid, although it should be noted that at least one source claims that the name is derived from Greek ἀναιδής (anaides) meaning "shameless".... [more]
ANANUX f Armenian (Rare)
Means "mint" in Armenian.
ANDRANIK m Armenian
Derived from Armenian andranik "older, senior", this being in the context of a family's first-born son.
ANDRONIK m Armenian, Croatian, Georgian, Russian
Armenian, Croatian, Polish and Russian form of Andronikos. In Armenia, this name may also be a variant of Andranik.
ANKOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Ancus.
ANNMAN f Armenian
Means "unmatched, inimitable" in Armenian.
ANTARAM m Armenian
From the Armenian word անթառամ (antʿaṙam) meaning "unfading, brilliant, everlasting, doesn't wilt". This is the Armenian version of Amaranth.
ANTIOKOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Antiochus.
ANTISTENES m Armenian
Armenian form of Antisthenes.
ANTRANIG m Armenian
Variant transcription of Andranik.
ANUSHAVAN m Armenian
Means "sweet town" from Armenian անուշ (anuš) meaning "sweet" combined with ավան (avan) "town, village". Originally, it was formed from Avestan anaoša meaning "immortal" and urvan "soul", though it was also interpreted as meaning "slogan" or "adoring, loyal" or derived from a word meaning "coconut".
ANUSHIK f Armenian
Diminutive of Anush.
ANZHEL f & m Armenian, Bulgarian
Variant of Angel.
APIRAT m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
Apparently from ապիրատ (apirat) meaning "wicked". Of chiefly historical usage.
APPIANOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Appian.
APPIOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Appius.
APRES m Armenian (Eastern)
Means "well done!, good job!" in Armenian.
ARAIK m Armenian
Variant transcription of Arayik.
ARAKEL m Armenian (Rare)
Derived from the Armenian word arak'eal, which literally means "sent", but signifies "apostle" in its original context, as it is a calque from Greek apostolos (e.g. Tovmas Arakael, which means Thomas the Apostle).
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".
ARAVNI f Armenian (Rare)
Allegedly an Anglicization of Aghavni.
ARAXIA f Armenian
Variant of Arax.
ARAXIE f Armenian
Variant of Araksi.
ARAYIK m Armenian
Diminutive of Ara.
AREG m Armenian
From Armenian արեգ meaning "sun".
AREV f Armenian (Rare)
Directly taken from Armenian արեւ (arev) "sun".
ARGISHT m Armenian
Very old name ... [more]
ARGISHTI m Urartian, Ancient Armenian, Armenian
The name of two kings of Urartu, an ancient kingdom in the Armenian Highlands.
ARIOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Arius.
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]
ARKA m Armenian
King of kings
ARKAM m Armenian
from Persian, "strength"
ARKIMED m Armenian
Armenian form of Archimedes.
ARMAV f Armenian (Rare)
Means "date (fruit)" in Armenian.
ARMENAK m Ancient Armenian, Armenian
Variant of Aramaneak. An ancient name revived in the 18th century.
ARMINE f Armenian
Feminine form of Armen.
ARP’ENIK f Armenian
Derived from արփենի (arpʿeni) meaning "solar, bright, luminous".
ARSHAG m Armenian
Means "bear cub" in Armenian.
ARSHAK m Armenian
Arshak was the King of Armenia 360 AD
ARSHAKUHI f Armenian
Feminine form of Arshak.
ARSHALUYS f & m Armenian
Means "dawn" in Armenian.
ARSINE f Armenian
Feminine form of Arsen.
ARTASHES m Armenian
Armenian form of Artaxes.
ARTAVAZD m Armenian
Armenian form of Artavazda (also see Artavasdes). Known bearers of this name include Armenian film director Artavazd Peleshyan (b. 1938) and Armenian soccer player Artavazd Karamyan (b. 1979).
ARTIN m Armenian
Variant of Harutyun.
ARTSRUN m Armenian
one of the Armenian dynasties ... [more]
ARUSYAK f Armenian
From an obsolete term for the planet Venus.
ASATUR m Armenian
Short form of Astvatsatur.
ASHKHEN f Armenian
Armenian form of Roxanne. Ashkhen was the wife of King Dertad or Trdat.
ASHOT m Armenian
Meaning uncertain, though it is possibly derived from Armenian աշխարհ (ašxarh) meaning "world, universe".
ASKANAZ m Armenian
Armenian form of Ashkenaz.
ASMIK f Armenian
Means "jasmine" in Armenian.
AŠOT m Armenian, Georgian
Etymology unknown
ASPET m Armenian
Means "knight" in Armenian. Used in the 12th–14th centuries.
ASTGHIK f Armenian, Armenian Mythology
Derived from Armenian աստղ (astġ) "star".... [more]
ASTRIK f Armenian
Means "little star" in Armenian, from Greek aster meaning "star" and the diminutive ik.
AŠXARHUHI f Armenian (Rare)
Derived from աշխարհ (ašxarh) meaning "world, universe", with a feminine suffix.
AŠXEN f Armenian
Feminine Armenian given name with a number of possible meanings and etymologies - firstly, from the Ossetian æхсин meaning "lady, mistress", or otherwise from Middle Median *xšay-, meaning "to shine" or the Ossetian æхсид meaning "dawn".
AVET m Armenian
Means "good news" in Armenian. Related to Avetis.
AVETIK m Armenian
Means "good news" in Armenian. Related to Avetis.
AVGUSTINOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Augustine (1).
AVRORA f Armenian (?), Azerbaijani (?), Bulgarian, Georgian (?), Russian, Slovene (?), Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Aurora. This form is also used in Armenian, Azerbaijani, Slovene, and Georgian to refer to the Roman goddess.
AYK m Armenian
Means "dawn" in Armenian.
AYTSEMNIK f Armenian (Rare)
Means "little roe deer", from Armenian այծեամն (ayceamn) meaning "roe deer" and a diminutive suffix.
AZATUHI f Armenian
Derived from ազատ (azat) meaning "noble" or "free, independant".
AZNAVUR m Armenian
Meaning ''bulky, offensive, sullen and tough person'', ultimately from Persian.
AZNIV f Armenian (Rare)
Means "honest, fair" in Armenian.
BABAJAN m Armenian (Rare)
Means " soul, friendly" in Armenian. Until the end of the last century, it was a rather common name, but it is still being forgotten, but Babajanyan’s surname is still preserved.
BAKHCHINAR f Armenian
Means "pomegranate garden" in Armenian.
BAKO m Armenian
Short form of Bakur or Ambakum.
BARKEV m Armenian (Rare)
Means "gift" in Armenian.
BARKHUDAR m Armenian
Armenian form of Barkhurdar.
BARSEGH m Armenian
Armenian form of Basil.
BARTUGHIMEOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Bartholomew.
BARZIK f Armenian
Means "sincere" in Armenian.
BOURAG m Armenian
Means "forest" in Armenian.
CAROUN f Armenian
Variant of Karoun.
CHINAR f Armenian
Cognate of Çinar.
CHIVANI m Armenian
from Persian, "young man"
CHRISTAPOR m Armenian
Variant transcription of Kristapor.
DALITA f Hebrew, Armenian
Probably a variant form of Dalit. Also compare Dalida, which is a similar but unrelated name.... [more]
DAREH m Armenian (Rare)
Armenian form of Darius.
DAVROS m Armenian
"Taurus mountains"
DEGHDZANIK f Armenian
Means "canary" in Armenian.
DEZIK f Armenian
Derived from դեզ (dez) meaning "haystack, stack, pile".
DIKRAN m Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of Tigran.
DIRAN m Armenian
Armenian name for famous king
DRASTAMAT m Armenian
Means "straight-forward, no way out" in Armenian.
DZEROUN m Armenian
Means "old man" in Armenian.
DZOVINAR f Armenian (Rare)
Armenian name meaning "siren", from the word Ծովինար (dzovinar) and ultimately linked to the word ծով (dzov) meaning "sea".
DZVIK f Armenian
Armenian feminine name meaning "little egg".
EPRAKSIA f Armenian, Georgian (Rare)
Armenian and Georgian form of Eupraxia (see Yevpraksiya).
ERANUHI f Armenian
Means "full of energy" in Armenian.
ERVAZ m Armenian
Modern Armenian form of Eruaz.
ESHKHAN m Armenian
Means "prince" in Armenian.
FENYA f Armenian, Russian
Russian diminutive of Agrafena, Feodosiya, Feofaniya, Ifigeniya, Trifena and possibly also Yevgeniya. Also compare Genya and Zhenya.... [more]
GAGACH f Armenian
Means "tulip" in Armenian.
GAGIK m Armenian
Possibly derived from Armenian գագաթ (gagatʿ) meaning "summit, peak, top (of a mountain)" or from the Assyrian word gag combined with the Armenian suffix -ik both of uncertain meaning... [more]
GALUST m Armenian
Shortening of the Armenian word Հոգեգալուստ (Hogegalust) meaning "Pentecost".
GARABED m Armenian
Variant of Karapet.
GARABET m Armenian
Variant of Karapet.
GARBIS m Armenian
Diminutive of Karapet.
GARIK m Armenian
Diminutive of Garegin.
GARINE f Armenian
Armenian form of Karen.
GARNIK m Armenian
It is Armenian name. "Garnik" means modest. It comes from garn (sheep) and -ik suffix. N is removed then we get Garnik.
GARO m Armenian
A short form of Karapet.
GARSEVAN m Armenian (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
The meaning and origin of this name are uncertain, though the name looks like it may possibly be of Persian origin. In that case, it may be related to Garsivaz. I have also come across a source that claims that the name means "stony black monastery" in Old Armenian, derived from the Old Armenian elements քար (k'ar) "stone, rock" combined with սեւ (sev) "black" and վան (van) "monastery" (also see my comment for Sevan)... [more]
GARUNIK f Armenian
Derived from գարուն (garun) meaning "spring (season)".
GASIA f Armenian
"cinnamon"
GASPARIAN m Armenian
Armenian form of Gaspar.
GAYANE f Armenian
Armenian form of Gaiana, which is the feminine form of Gaianus. This name was borne by an Armenian saint from the 5th century AD.
GEVORK m Armenian
Variant of Gevorg.
GHAZAROS m Armenian (Rare)
Armenian form of Lazarus.
GHEVONT m Armenian
Variant of Leonid.
GHUKAS m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
Old and modern Armenian form of Luke.
GNEL m Armenian
From the Armenian word գնել (gnel) meaning "to buy, gain, earn".
GOHARINE f Armenian
Elaborated form of Gohar.
GOR m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
From the Old Armenian word գոռ (goṙ) meaning "shout, attack, word".
HAGINT f Armenian
"hyacinth"
HAMEST f Armenian (Rare)
Feminine Armenian name derived from the word համեստ (hamest) meaning "modest".
HARUTYUN m Armenian
Means "resurrection" in Armenian.
HASMIG f Armenian
Variant of Hasmik.
HASMIK f Armenian
From Armenian հասմիկ (hasmik) meaning "jasmine".
HAYARPI f Armenian
Feminine Armenian feminine name derived from հայ (hay) meaning "Armenian" and արեւ (arev) meaning "sun".
HAYOTS m Armenian
"Armenian nation"
HEGHINE f Armenian
Armenian form of Helen.
HENRIKH m Armenian (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
Armenian and Georgian form of Henry.
HERAKLIT m Armenian (Rare), Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish, Slovene, Ukrainian
Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish, Slovene and Ukrainian form of Herakleitos via its latinized form Heraclitus.
HEROS m Armenian
Means "hero" in Armenian.
HETUM m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
A borrowed name of uncertain origin.
HEZIG f Armenian
"friendly"
HMAYAG m Armenian
"talisman"
HOURI f Armenian
Means "flames" in Armenian.
HOVAGEM m Armenian (Rare)
Armenian form of Joachim.
HOVAGIM m Armenian
Variant of Hovakim.
HOVAH m Armenian (Eastern)
Armenian form of Jehovah.
HOVAKIM m Armenian
Armenian form of Joachim.
HOVANOUSH f Armenian
"sweet wind"
HOVHANNA f Armenian (Rare)
Armenian feminine form of John.
HOVIG m Armenian
Variant transcription of Hovik.
HOVNAN m Armenian
Armenian form of Jonah.
HOVNATAN m Armenian
Armenian form of Jonathan.
HRACH m Armenian
Short form of Hrachya.
HRACHUHI f Armenian (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of Hrachya.
HRACHYA m & f Armenian
Modern form of the Old Armenian name Հրաչեայ (Hračʿeay), which was derived from Old Armenian հուր (hur) meaning "fire" and աչք (ačʿkʿ) "eyes, sight" (literally, "fire-eyed" or "eyes of fire")... [more]
HRAD m Armenian
"Mars"
HRAG m Armenian
Means "fire" in Armenian.
HRAIR m Armenian
Variant transcription of Hrayr.
HRANT m Armenian
Means "fiery field" in Armenian.
HRAYR m Armenian
Means "fiery man", derived from Armenian hur "fire" combined with Armenian ayr "man".
HRIPSIME f Armenian
Rhipsime, sometimes called Hripsime, Ripsime, Ripsima or Arsema (died c. 290) was a martyr of Roman origin; she and her companions in martyrdom are venerated as the first Christian martyrs of Armenia.
HRUT f Armenian
Armenian form of Ruth.
HUDIT f Armenian
Armenian form of Judith.
HULIANE f Armenian
Armenian form of Juliane.
HUSIK m Armenian
Modern form of Yusik.
IMASTUHI f Armenian
Derived from իմաստ (imast) meaning "sense, meaning, understanding, judgement, knowledge, thought".
ISAHAG m Armenian
Variant of Isahak.
ISAHAK m Armenian (Archaic)
Derived from Իսահակ‎ (Isahak) by dropping the first letter. Իսահակ ‎(Isahak) was considered a more scholarly form of Isaac, whereas Սահակ ‎(Sahak) was a popular form.
ISHKANOUHI f Armenian
"princess"
ISHKHANUHI f Armenian (Rare)
Means "princess" in Armenian.
ISRAYEL m Armenian
Armenian form of Israel.
JORJIK m Armenian (Expatriate, ?), Iranian (?)
Possibly a form of George, borne by Iranians of Armenian ethnicity.
JOUDIG f Armenian
"little chick"
KACHAR m Armenian
"brave"
KAMI m Armenian
Means "wind" in Armenian.
KAPRIEL m Armenian (Rare)
Armenian form of Gabriel.
KARAPET m Armenian Mythology, Armenian
Karapet is a pre-Christian Armenian mythological character usually represented as a glittering long-haired thunder-god with a purple crown and a cross.... [more]
KARO m Armenian, Kurdish
Amenian diminutive and Central Kurdish form of Karapet.
KAROUN f Armenian
Means "spring" or "springtime" in Armenian.
KARYAN f Armenian
This feminine name means "The Dark One" in Armenian.
KAYANE f Armenian
Variant transcription of Gayane.
KHACHIG m Armenian
"little cross"
KHOSROV m Armenian, History
Armenian form of Khosrau. This name was borne by four client kings of Armenia.
KHOSROVANOUSH f Armenian
Feminine form of Khosrov.
KISHMISH f Armenian (Rare, Archaic)
Armenian feminine name derived from the Turkish kišmiš meaning “raisin".
KLAWDIOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Claudius.
KNAR f Armenian
"harp"
KNARIK f Armenian
Armenian feminine name derived from the word քնար (k'nar) meaning "lyre".
KORYUN m Armenian
Modern form of Koriwn.
KOUSHAG m Armenian
"soothsayer"
KRISDAPOR m Armenian
Armenian form of Christopher.
KRISTAPOR m Armenian
Armenian form of Christopher.
KYOWROS m Armenian
Armenian form of Cyrus.
KYUREGH m Armenian
Armenian form of Cyril.
LERNIG m Armenian
"little mountain"
LILIT f Armenian, Swedish (Rare), Hebrew, Hungarian, Literature
Form of Lilith. In Armenia this name has come into use in recent years because of the poem "Lilit" (1921) written by the Armenian poet Avetik Isahakyan (1875-1957), which is based on the myth of Lilith.
LORIK m Albanian, Armenian
Derived from Armenian lor "quail".
LOUCINE f Armenian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Lusine.
LOUSADZIN f Armenian
"born of light"
LYUDVIG m Armenian
Armenian form of Ludwig.
MADLEN f Armenian, Croatian (Rare), German (Rare), Bulgarian, Medieval German, Polish, Alsatian, Hungarian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Alsatian, and German variant of Madeleine as well as a Hungarian borrowing of this name as well as a medieval German contracted form of Magdalena.
MADTEOS m Armenian
Variant of Matthew.
MAHITAR m Armenian
It's a very old ARMENIAN name. It means a man who is a leader in village
MANISHAG f Armenian
"violet"
MANKASAR m Armenian
Means "head of children, school-master, teacher" in Armenian.
MANOUG m Armenian
"child"
MANOUSHAG f Armenian
Means "violet" in Armenian.
MANUK m Armenian
Means "baby, infant, child" in Armenian.
MANVEL m Armenian
Armenian form of Emmanuel.
MARAT m Russian, Armenian
From the French surname Marat, in honor of Jean-Paul Marat. Marat is a Gallicized version of Mara, the surname of Marat's Sardinian father.
MARCHAN f Armenian
"coral"
MARD m Persian, Armenian, Urdu, Hindi
Means "man" in Persian, Armenian, Urdu and Hindi
MARGAR m Armenian
From the Old Armenian word մարգարէ meaning "prophet". First attested in 1269.
MARGOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Mark.
MARTIROS m Armenian
Means "martyr" in Armenian.
MASIS m Armenian
Another name of Mount Ararat.
MASRENI f Armenian
"dogwood blossom"
MATTEOS m Armenian
Armenian form of Matthew.
MEGHETY f Armenian
Means "melody" in Armenian.
MEKHITAR m Armenian
Variant transcription of Mkhitar.
MENUA m Urartian, Ancient Armenian, Armenian
The name of an Urartian king.
MESROP m Armenian
Of uncertain origin.
METAKSYA f Armenian (Rare)
Feminine Armenian name derived from մետաքսյա (metak’sya), meaning "silken", idiomatically meaning someone with a gentle and pleasant character.
MGO m Armenian
Short form of Migirdich.
MGRDICH m Armenian
Alternative form of Migirdich. Means "Baptist" in Armenian, from Hovhannes Mgrdich (John the Baptist) in Christian tradition. Generally shortened to Mgo. Eastern Armenian equivalent is Mkrtich.
MIGIRDICH m Armenian
Means "baptist" in Armenian, typically given in honour of St. John the Baptist.
MIHRAN m Armenian
Armenian form of Mehran.
MIKAYEL m Armenian
Armenian form of Michael.
MINAS m Greek, Armenian
Greek and Armenian form of Menas.
MIRAY f Armenian
Means "glowing like a moon" in Armenian.
MKHITAR m Armenian
From Old Armenian մխիթար ‎(mxitʿar) meaning "comfort, consolation, solace".