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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.
Other Languages & CulturesNestori Finnish Nestore Italian
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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute