Meaning:Armenian town where Saint Gregory lived
Narek is a boy’s name with saintly Armenian origins, often chosen in honor of Saint Gregory of Narek, aka Grigor Narekatsi. Born into a writer’s family, Saint Gregory was a poet, monk, theologian, and mystical philosopher—a figure of enlightenment for baby to look up to. Whether you’re drawn to its roots of faith and altruism or its geographical significance, naming baby after a town in Armenia could be a sweet homage to a home you grew up in or even just a town you admire.
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