Welsh variation of Agnes
"pure, virginal"

Nesta Origin and Meaning

The name Nesta is a girl's name of Welsh origin.

This is the most popular Welsh form of Agnes. Variants include Annest and Nest. There was an eleventh century Nest who was known as 'Helen of Wales' for her beauty and the problems it caused.

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Famous People Named Nesta

  • Nesta (or Nest) ferch RhysPrincess of Deheubarth, Wales
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  • Nesta Marlee CooperCanadian actress
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  • Nesta Myfanwy Wyn EllisWelsh journalist and author
  • Nestapen name of Irish,Canadian poet Agnes Shakespeare Higginson aka Moira O'Neill

Nesta in Pop Culture

  • Nesta Williamsone of 4 main characters in the series Mates & Dates by Cathy Hopkins.
  • Nesta Archerona character in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas

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