Origin of the name TIGRANES.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name TIGRANES.
TIGRANES (Τιγράνης). Greek
form of Armenian Dikran
(q.v.), probably meaning "dominant." This was the name of several
kings of Armenia. The best known is Tigranes the Great who ruled
from about 95-55 B.C. He died about 56, and was succeeded by
his son Artavasdes. (The Encyclopaedia Britannica, v.26, 1911)