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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 is often added to lists like Names That Mean Wise and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF: Unusual Baby Names of 2018".

From the experts:

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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Pop Culture References for the name Nestor

Nester, Nestorio, Nestore, Nesterio

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EW314 Says:


I really like this name, and Nestor would be a great namesake. It's pretty far out there, but shares sounds with more recognisable names like Chester, Jasper and Dexter.

raevynstar Says:


A pretty cool name.