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Boy Names of Aramaic Origin

Aramaic baby names and what they mean, with 16 results. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1940-1949 (adoption of 2.6%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.4%, 84.3%), with names like Tom becoming less stylish. Uran (top 32%) and Shaia (49%) are conventional last names.

Aramaic names

Abednago - Yanai

"Servant of Nabu." Not in Top 2000. Nabu was the Babylonian god of ..

"Son of consolation." Barnabas (upper 96%), comparable to Barlas (upper 38%), Barjas (71%), is a popular -as suffix surname. Greek form of an Aramaic name ..

BartholomewBartholomew, var. Bartlet1
"Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Bartalan, Bartel, Barth, Barthelemy and Barthlomeo are more rare as forms of Bartholomew. Talmai is a Hebrew name meaning ..

"Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Not that prominent as a birth name, Bartlet is used more conventionally as a last name. Short form of Bartholomew ..

Biblical name .. Dason is a moderately popular kid's name. See also Dagen.

"Hammer." Not in popularity charts. Also possibly from a Hebrew phrase ..

"Light; pale." Oran, Oren, Orin, Orren and Orrin are common as forms. .. originated from an Aramaic expression meaning ..

"The Lord is my secret." Hanziel and Roziel are creative variations.

"The Lord's help." Saahdia, Saadya and Seadya are not frequently used as boys' names.

"Gift." Shai is scarce as a male name, occurring commonly (upper 94%) as a last name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aramaic names: Bartholomew, Oran, Shai, Tadeo, Thaddeus

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aramaic names: Thomas, Tom

"Heart." Unconventional, with usage of 0.01% for Tadeo and variants as boys' names in 2015. Variant of Thaddeus.

"Good." Tavai (top 95%), Tave (40%) are common last names.

ThaddeusThaddeus, var. Tadeo2
"Heart." Tadd (top 89%), Taddeo (13%) and Tadeo (11%) appear often as surnames. Also possibly derives from Theodorus, meaning ..

ThomasThomas, var. Tom1
"Twin." Tamas, Tamhas, Thoma, Thomason and Thomson are more unconventional as variations of Thomas. Biblical ..

"Twin." Tomm is more unusual as a form of Tom. Short form of Thomas ..

"He will answer." Yanai is uncommon as a birth name. Biblical name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Aramaic names for boys.

1. Abednago - Yanai
Abednago, Barnabas, Bartholomew [Bartlet], Bartlet, Dagon, Maccabee, Oran, Raziel, Saahdia, Shai, Tadeo, Tavi, Thaddeus [Tadeo], Thomas [Tom], Tom, Yanai

Usage comparison for Aramaic names