Given Name NESTOR

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Νεστωρ (Ancient Greek), Нестор (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: NES-TAWR (Classical Greek), NES-tər (English), NYES-tər (Russian)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "homecoming" in Greek. In Homer's 'Iliad' this was the name of the king of Pylos, famous for his great wisdom and longevity, who acted as a counselor to the Greek allies.

Categories

actors, athletes, Greek mythology, Iliad characters, kings, saints, Shakespearian characters, wisdom
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nestori (Finnish), Nestore (Italian)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Néstor, Nèstor
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