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
  • Antranig(or Andranik) - the first son, coming first,
  • Anto / Ando - short for Antranig / Andranik
  • Anushavan -
  • Apraham (or Abraham) - same as Abraham
  • Ara - legendary hero and king
  • Arameh
  • Aram
  • Aramais
  • Ararat
  • Araz
  • Arbi
  • Ardashes (or Artashes)
  • Arek (or Areg)
  • Aren
  • Aret
  • Argam
  • Armen
  • Armenak
  • Ari
  • Arsen
  • Arshak
  • Arshavir
  • Artavazd
  • Artin - short for Harutyun
  • Arto
  • Aspet - knight
  • Ashod (or Ashot)
  • Avetis (Avo, Avé) - messenger for good news
  • Agamir
  • Arno (Arnault)
  • Atom

B

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

D

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


G

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

H

  • Hagop (Hakob) - the Armenian equivalent of Jacob
  • Haig-Haik (Hayk)
  • Haikaz
  • Hamo
  • Hampardzum (Hambartsum)
  • Hampig (Hambik) - short for Hampardzum (Hambartsum)
  • Harut - shortened version of Harutyun, also spelled Harout
  • Harutyun - resurrection
  • Henrik (Henri, Genrikh) - the Armenian equivalent of Henry
  • Hovhannes - the Armenian equivalent of John
  • Hovig (or Hovik) - SEE Hovahannes
  • Hovsep
  • Hrach (or Heratch)
  • Hrag
  • Hrair (Hrayr)
  • Hrant

J

  • Jirayr (Jirayr, Zhirayr)
  • Jivan


K

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

L

  • Levon (Ghevont) - Leon
  • Lernik
  • Ludvig - the Armenian equivalent of Ludwig

M

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

N

  • Narbeh
  • 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)- Nicholas
  • Nigol (Nikol) - short for Nigoghos/Nikoghos - Nicholas
  • 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, Roupig -dimunitives)

S

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

T

  • Taniel (Daniel)
  • Tatevos (Tadevos) - the Armenian equivalent of Thaddeus
  • Tavit (Davit) - the Armenian equivalent of David
  • Toros
  • Tevan
  • Tovmas - (Thomas)
  • Tsolak

V

  • Vache
  • Vahakn
  • Vahan
  • Vahe
  • Vahram
  • Van
  • Varastadt
  • Vartan (Vardan)
  • Vartkes
  • Varouj (see Varoujan)
  • Varujhan (Varoujhan, Varouzhan, shortened version is Varoujh, Varouzh)
  • Vassak
  • Vazken
  • Viken
  • Vrej
  • Vigen

Y

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


Z

  • Zakar
  • Zaven
  • Zohrab
  • Zareh
  • Zorik


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