Gender: Masculine
Origin: Azeri Анар
Meaning: “will understand.”

In Azeri the name means “will understand.”

It may also be a borrowing from the Kazakh element, anar, meaning, “pomegranate.”

It is currently the 4th most popular name among the general male population in Azerbaijan, (2010).



pomegranate-openGender: Feminine
Origin: Kazakh
Meaning: “pomegranate”

The name come directly from the Kazakh word for the pomegranate. It is a fairly common name in Central Asia, and has even made it over to Pakistan. Other forms include Anar, Anargul, Lunara and the very popular Gulnara, the latter meaning “pomegranate flower.” Pomegranate season occurs in the months of Fall.