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Certainly a borrowing, but the exact origin is unknown. The name was borne by the Roman virgin St. Rhipsime martyred in Armenia. In the Middle Ages confused with the unrelated name Հոռոմ (Hoṙom), which gave hybrids like Հոռոմսիմ (Hoṙomsim), etc.
- A female given name.
- Armenian: Հռիփսիմե (Hṙipʿsime) (Hṙip’sime)
- “Հռիփսիմէ” in Hračʿya Ačaṙyan (1942–1962), Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names], in 5 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University