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


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List of Armenian Boys Names
W Arm. Translit. E Arm. Translit. ԱՄ Հայերեն ԱԵ Հայերեն Meaning Nicknames & alt. translit.
Apkar Abgar Աբգար
Apel Abel Աբէլ
Azad Azat Ազատ
Aznavur Aznavur Ազնաւուր Aznavour
Ազնուական
Alishan Alishan Ալիշան Alish
Agnuni Aknuni Ակնունի
Aghan Aghan Աղան
Aghasi Aghasi Աղասի
Amaras Amaras Ամարաս
Aykeg Aygek Այգեկ
Anag Anak Անակ
Antranig Andranik Անդրանիկ Anto, Ando, Andik, Antig
Anushavan Anushavan Անուշաւան Anoushavan
Ashod Ashot Աշոտ
Abirad Apirat Ապիրատ
Arantser Arandzer Արանձեր
Arad Arat Առատ
Arakel Arakel Արաքել
Aren Aren Առէն
Arudz Aruts Առուծ
Ajnag Ajnak Աժնակ
Asoghig Asoghik Ասողիկ


A

  • Abgar
  • Alik - wave
  • 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
  • Arayig (Arayik)
  • 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
  • Kor (Gor)
  • 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
  • Markar
  • Masis - alternate name for Ararat
  • 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
  • Revig (Revik) - little revolution
  • Rosdom
  • Roupen (Rubik, Roupig -dimunitives)

S

  • Sahag (or Sahak)
  • Samuel
  • Sanasar
  • Sarmen
  • Sarkis (or Sargis)
  • Saro
  • 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 - the Armenian equivalent of Daniel
  • Tatevos (Tadevos) - the Armenian equivalent of Thaddeus
  • Tavit (Davit) - the Armenian equivalent of David
  • Toros
  • Tevan
  • Tovmas - the Armenian equivalent of Thomas
  • Tsolak

V

  • Vache
  • Vahag (Vahak)
  • Vahakn
  • Vahan
  • Vahe
  • Vahram
  • Van
  • Varand
  • Varastadt
  • Vartan (Vardan)
  • Vartkes
  • Varujh (SEE Varoujan)
  • Varujhan (Varujhan, Varuzhan, shortened version is Varujh, Varuzh)
  • Vassak
  • Vazken
  • Vem
  • Viken (Vigen)
  • Vrej - revenge

Y

  • Yenovk (or Yenovg)- An ancient name
  • Yerem - the Armenian equivalent of Jeremiah
  • Yervant (or Yervand)

Z

  • Zakar
  • Zaven
  • Zohrab
  • Zareh
  • Zorik


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