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Indian (Sanskrit)


Raven of peace; raven of Anglia



Raven of peace; raven of Anglia


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  1. Anchor
    How/Why: We wanted something unique. Husband loves sailing/boats. Anchor is a Christian symbol. For some reason we gravitated towards names that started with an “A”. It sounds good wi the his middle name “Aves”
    Dislikes: When we first told people the idea they thought we said “anger” instead of “anchor”

  2. The Lord led me to the name Anchor. I have Always loved the scripture Hebrews 6:19 we have this hope as an anchor for our souls, firm & secure.
    An anchor is steadfast, firm & secure. We desire for our son to be Anchored in Christ through the storms of life, firm & secure in his identity in Christ.

    • I actually love this. If I had a son in the future I was considering naming him the same thing. I’m big on the Hebrews verse and have a huge spiritual connection to ?’s. Anchor gets my vote! Not sure how old this is so sorry for the late reply.

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