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ScriptsΝεστωρ (Ancient Greek), Нестор (Russian)
PronouncedPron.NES-TAWR (Classical Greek), NES-tər (English), NYES-tər (Russian)

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.