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Gender Masculine
Scripts Νηρευς(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. NEH-REWS(Classical Greek)
NIR-ee-əs(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek νηρος (neros) meaning "water". In Greek myth this was the name of a god of the sea, the father of the Nereids. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament, belonging to a Christian in Rome. This was also the name of a Roman saint of the 1st century, a member of the army, who was martyred with his companion Achilleus because they refused to execute Christians.
Other Languages & CulturesNereo(Italian)

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