"traveler, voyager"

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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Famous People Named Nestor

  • Néstor Gastón CarbonellAmerican actor
  • Nestor Ivanovych MakhnoUkrainian anarchist
  • Nestor Purugganan RedondoFilipino comics artist
  • Nestor Mesta ChayresMexican operatic tenor

Nestor in Pop Culture

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