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

Nestor Origin and Meaning

The name Nestor is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "traveler, voyager".

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

Comments

EW314 Says:

2016-02-12T09:11:03

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:

2014-03-08T02:40:54

A pretty cool name.