Aram

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Aram may refer to:

Bible[edit]

  • Aram, son of Shem, according to the "Table of Nations" in Genesis 10
  • Aram, son of Bethuel's elder brother, Kemuel, grandson of Abraham's elder brother, Nahor
  • Aram, son of Semer from the tribe of Asher
  • Aram (region), an ancient region, located in modern Syria
    • Aram-Damascus, an ancient Aramean state
    • Aram-Naharaim (Aram of two Rivers), the land in which the city of Haran lay
    • Aram Rehob, an early Aramaean kingdom referred to in Numbers and Judges
    • Aram-Zobah, an early Aramean state which extended north-east of biblical King David's realm
    • Paddan Aram, an early Aramean kingdom in Mesopotamia referred to in Genesis

Quran[edit]

  • Iram of the Pillars, also called Aram, variously identified as a lost city in the Arabian Peninsula, a reference to biblical Aram, or the name of a tribe

Kural[edit]

People[edit]

Given name

  • Aram (given name), a popular given name in Armenian, Aramaic, Kurdish and Persian languages
  • Aram, son of Harma, a king claimed by some as namesake of Armenia; see Name of Armenia#From Aram and/or Arame
  • Aram I (born 1947) Catholicos, head of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia (Armenian Apostolic Church), Antelias, Lebanon

Family name

  • Abbas Aram (1906–1985), Iranian diplomat and politician
  • Eugene Aram (1704–1759), English philologist and murderer
  • Kamrooz Aram (born 1978), Iranian American artist
  • M. Aram (1927–1997), Indian educator and peace advocate
  • Zeev Aram (born 1931), British furniture and interior designer

History and society[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Aram (film), 2002 French action movie
  • Aram, fictional character in MeruPuri, written by Matsuri Hino
  • Aram Quartet, an Italian musical group winner of the first Italian edition of the X Factor

Modern places[edit]

  • Aram, Iran, a village in Khuzestan Province, Iran
  • Aram, Mazandaran, a village in Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • Aram's New Ground, cricket ground in Montpelier Gardens, Walworth, Surrey, England
  • Aram Chaos, an impact crater on the planet Mars
  • Buyut Aram, a village in Dhofar Governorate, in southwestern Oman
  • Aram Street, one of the oldest streets in Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Åram, a village in Vanylven Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway

As an acronym[edit]

See also[edit]