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What does Aram mean?

Aram Pronunciation of Aram as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Aram) is pronounced AIR-am. It is of Assyrian origin, and the meaning of Aram is "high". This was an ancient place name, referring to Syria. Aramaic was the language spoken there in pre-Christian times. Also possibly means "King Ara's father" in Armenian.


ASSOCIATED WITH high (great), ancient (old), king





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How popular is Aram?

Aram is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#82344 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Aram was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #1846 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #1927. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aram name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aram outside U.S.

Which version is better?

The only other prominent related form of Aram (#1927 IN RECENT RANKINGS) is Ara. These relations of Aram were favored as baby names in 2016.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aram, Ara in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aram and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aaran, Abram, Adam, Ahiram, Ahran, Amram, Aran, Aren, Arian, Arin, Arn, Arnau, Arne, Arni, Arno, Arny, Aron, Arran, Arun, Avram, Azam, Bram, Cram, Gram and Kram. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aram.

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