Armenian Male Names

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The names are given first in Western Armenian, then if there is an Eastern Armenian pronunciation, that is given. Popular alternative transliterations may be given, but generally the simple, phonetic transliteration will be used.

See also Armenian Female Names, Armenian Last Names


A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

A

  • Abgar
  • Anastas … Անաստաս
  • Antranig / Andranik - the first son, coming first, Անդրանիկ
  • Anto / Ando - short for Antranig / Andranik
  • Anushavan - Անուշավան
  • Apraham / Abraham - Abraham - Աբրահամ
  • Ara - legendary hero and king, Արա
  • Arameh / Արամե
  • Aram / Արամ
  • Aramais / Արամայիս
  • Ararat / Արարատտ
  • Aras / Araz
  • Arbi
  • Ardashes / Artashes / Արտաշես
  • Arek / Areg / Արեգ
  • Aren / Արեն
  • Aret / Ared
  • Argam / Արգամ
  • Armen - Արմեն
  • Armenak / Armenag / Արմենակ
  • Ari / Արի
  • Arsen / Արսեն
  • Arshak / Arshag / Արշակ
  • Arshavir / Արշավիր
  • Artavazd / Արտավազդ
  • Artin - short for Harutyun / Արթին (Հարություն)
  • Arto / Արտո
  • Asbed / Aspet - knight / Ասպետ
  • Ashod / Ashot / Աշոտ
  • Avedis / Avetis - messenger for good news / Ավետիս
  • Agamir
  • Arno (Arnault) / Առնո
  • Atom / Ադոմ

B

  • Baghdasar
  • Bartev (Partev)
  • Bedros (Petros) - the Armenian equivalent of Peter
  • Berj (Pertch)
  • Boghos (Poghos) - the Armenian equivalent of Paul
  • Baret
  • Burag

D

  • Daron (Taron)
  • Dikran (Tigran)
  • Derenik
  • Datev

Darcho

G

  • Garen (Karen)
  • Garo (Karo)
  • Garbis (Karpis)
  • Garabed (Karapet) - meaning "the Forerunner", ie. John the Baptist
  • Gevorg
  • Garnik

H

  • Hagop (Hakob) - the Armenian equivalent of Jacob
  • Haig-Haik (Hayk)
  • Hamo
  • Hampardzum (Hambartsum)
  • Hampig (Hambik) - short for Hampardzum (Hambartsum)
  • Harut - shortened version of Harutyun, also spelled Harout
  • Harutyun - resurrection
  • Hovhannes - the Armenian equivalent of John
  • Hovig (In eastern: Hovik; the shortened version of Hovahannes)
  • Hovsep
  • Hrach / Heratch
  • Hrag
  • Hrair (Hrayr)
  • Hrant

J

  • Jhirayr
  • Jivan
  • Janik

K

  • Kalusd (Galust)
  • Karekin (Garegin)
  • Karnig (Garnik)
  • Kegham (Gegham)
  • Kerope
  • Kevork Գէորգ(Gevorg) - the Armenian equivalent of George
  • Khachig (Khachik) - little cross
  • Khachadur (Khachatur)
  • Khajag (Khajak)
  • Khoren
  • Krikor (Grigor) - the Armenian equivalent of Gregor(y)
  • Kopernik - Ancient Armenian and rare name
  • Kourken

L

  • Levon
  • Lernik

M

  • Maksut
  • Manuel (Manvel)
  • Manug (Manuk)- meaning Child
  • Mardig - meaning warrior
  • Mardiros - meaning marthyr
  • Melik - meaning king
  • Mesrob
  • Mher
  • Midijon
  • Mihran
  • Minas
  • Misak
  • Mushegh
  • Masis - after The Mountain
  • Murat
  • Mayis
  • Marzpet
  • Martun
  • Matevos

N

  • Narbey
  • Nareg (Narek)- Village where the Saint & Poet, Grigor Narekatsi was born. Short for Naregatsi
  • Nayiri - Nairi or Nyree as in The Land of Nairi - ancient name of Armenia
  • Nigoghos (Nikoghos)
  • Nigol (Nikol) - short for Nigoghos/Nikoghos
  • Nishan
  • Norayr - meaning a New Male
  • Norig (Norik) - short for Norayr
  • Nurhan

O

  • Oksen
  • Ohan - Short for Ohannes or Hovhannes - Armenian for John
  • Ohannes - equivalent to Hovhannes
  • Onnig (Onnik)
  • Oshagan (Oshakan)

P

  • Papken (Babken)
  • Pargev - Meaning Gift
  • Pakrat (Bagrat)
  • Pilbos (Philip)

R

  • Raffi - not used by Armenians until a widely popular author chose it as his pen name
  • Razmig (Razmik) - little soldier/fighter
  • Rosdom
  • Roupen
  • Rubik

S

  • Sahag / Sahak
  • Samuel
  • Sanasar
  • Saro
  • Sarkis / Sargis
  • Sarven
  • Sasoun
  • Sayat
  • Sebouh / Sepouh
  • Serop
  • Serouj
  • Setrag / Setrak
  • Sevag / Sevak
  • Sevan
  • Seyran
  • Shahan
  • Shahe
  • Shahen
  • Shant
  • Shavarsh
  • Siamanto
  • Simon
  • Sipan
  • Smbat
  • Soghomon
  • Sos
  • Stepan (sometimes Depanhos "s" silent)
  • Suren

T

  • Taniel (Daniel)
  • Tano - short for Taniel
  • Tatevos (Tadevos) - the Armenian equivalent of Thaddeus
  • Tavit (Davit) - the Armenian equivalent of David
  • Toros
  • Tevan

V

  • Vahakn
  • Vahan
  • Vahe
  • Vahram
  • Van
  • Varastadt
  • Vartan (Vardan)
  • Vartkes
  • Varoujan, Varouzhan (Varouj - shortened version)
  • Vache
  • Vazken
  • Viken
  • Vrejh
  • Vigen

Y

  • Yenovk (Yenovg)An ancient name
  • Yervant (Yervand, Yevond)
  • Yetvart (Edward, Edouard)

Z

  • Zadig
  • Zakar
  • Zaven
  • Zohrab
  • Zareh
  • Zorik
  • Zaleh


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