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Narek (in Armenian Նարեկ), an Armenian given name. Alternatively Nareg in Western Armenian



  • St. Gregory of Narek, knowns also as Grigor Narekatsi (951 – 1003), Armenian monk, poet, philosopher, theologian, Doctor of the church
    • Narek, the name commonly given to the "Book of Lamentations" by Gregory of Narek
  • Narek Beglaryan (born 1985), Armenian football (soccer) player
  • Narek Hakhnazaryan (born 1988), Armenian cellist
  • Narek Sargsyan (born in 1959), chief architect of Yerevan and the former chief architect of Armenia
  • Narek Seferjan (born 1974), Russian by nationality ethnic Armenian chess grandmaster, journalist and script writer

See also[edit]

  • Narekavank, tenth-century Armenian monastery in the Vaspurakan province of historical Armenia near the southern shores of Lake Van (now in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey)
  • Nārekān or Nārkan, an alternative name for Nukeh, a village in Howmeh Rural District, in the Central District of Semnan County, Semnan Province, Iran
  • Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Nareg in New York, Brooklyn, New York, US