Armenian names are based in the steep history, dating back 3,000 years. Biblical names of various origins, such as Hebrew and Greek, are commonly used with an Armenian twist. For instance, the Biblical names John and Peter are Hovhannnes and Petros in Armenia. Many Armenians name children after their paternal grandparents, which has been a tradition for many years. Middle names are patronymic – the fathers name – but with an i ending.Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin and other useful information.