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.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nestori (Finnish), Nestore (Italian)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Néstor, Nèstor

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, actors, athletes, currently out of the US top 1000, Greek mythology, Iliad characters, kings, saints, Shakespearean characters, wisdom, Ys characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017