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Gender: Male Meaning of Nestor: "traveler, voyager" Origin of Nestor: Greek

The name Nestor is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "traveler, voyager". Nestor and discussed in our forums with posts like "If You Had a Baby Tomorrow...".

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A wise ruler of legend--his sage advice helped the Greeks win the Trojan War--whose name is a possibility for the adventurous, though related in sound to the dated Lester-Hester family.

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Famous People Named Nestor

Néstor Gastón Carbonell, American actor
Nestor Ivanovych Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist
Nestor Purugganan Redondo, Filipino comics artist
Nestor Mesta Chayres, Mexican operatic tenor

Pop Culture References for the name Nestor

Nestor, son of Neleus, the King of Pylos in Greek mythology
Nestor, character in The Adventures of Tintin
Nestor Burma, created by French crime novelist Léo Malet
Nestor, character in animated television series Shorty McShorts' Shorts
Nestor, character in the animated television series Scaredy Squirrel
Néstor, a penguin in the film "Happy Feet"
Nestor 10, the NS-series robot in Isaac Asimov's I, Robot
Prince Nestor, character in the animated television series World of Quest
Nestor Willow, husband of Clarice Willow on TV's Caprica
Nestor, a group consciousness in film "Battle Beyond the Stars"
"Nestor, the Long–Eared Christmas Donkey," animated Christmas special
Little Nestor, character in a MadTV Claymation segment

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