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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

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

Barnabas
"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 ..

Bartholomew

Bartholomew, var. Bartlet1
"Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Less widespread today. Bart and Bartholomew were forms last recorded (1990) in the Top 2000. Talmai is a Hebrew name meaning ..

Bartlet2
"Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Less widespread today. Bartlett was the form last appearing (the 1890s) in the Top 2000. Short form of Bartholomew ..

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

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

Oran

Oran
"Light; pale." Oren is commonly occurring (TOP 82%) as a given name, while Oran, Orin, Orran, Orren and Orrin are sparsely used. .. originated from an Aramaic expression meaning ..

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

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

Shai

Shai
"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

Tadeo

Tadeo1
"Heart." Tadeo and variants became less trendy last year, dropping on average -2 rankings as boys' names with Tadeo leading the decline. Variant of Thaddeus.

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

Thaddeus

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

Thomas

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

Tom

Tom2
"Twin." Adoption of Tom and variants as boys' names in 2015 was 50.8% less than 2005. Short form of Thomas ..

Yanai
"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

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