Origin of the name SARKIS.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SARKIS.
Armenian form of Latin Sergius
(q.v.), meaning "sergeant" and "servant."
MEMOIRS OF ARTEMI. We
were diverted by his superstitious tales (in our last) from the course
of our friend Artemi's life, into which we again fall con amore.
His death having been reported at Wagarschapat, the unexpected
appearance which he made at Uschakan on his way thither as he returned
from drowning in the Ampert, produced no slight sensation. The
first who saw him, an old acquaintance named Sarkis (Sergius,) mistook
him for an appartion. - - - "Several people sallied forth from
their houses, and the breathless Sarkis called out to them: 'Look, there
he is, look! All his comrades declared he was drowned in the
Ampert; his mother has had the panichidion sung and the funeral
service performed for him, and now he appears here! But it is not
he himself—it is his ghost... (The Literary Gazette, v.6, 1823)