The English Language

First (Given) Names From
Aramaic

7 Names Listed


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Aramaic Language Notes

Aramaic is an almost extinct Afro-Asiatic language once spoken in large areas of Mesopotamia, including ancient Palestine, before 200 AD. It is now found in isolated pockets of Iraq, Turkey, Iran and Syria. The language is also called Assyrian.


NameMeaning
Barnaby, Barney son of the prophet
Bartholomew, Bart son of Tolmai
Lilith of the night
Magdalena from a town in Israel
Martha mistress of the house
Tabitha doe
Thomas, Tom, Tammy, Tamsin twin

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