Gender Masculine
Scripts Νέστωρ(Ancient Greek) Нестор(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. NEHS-TAWR(Classical Greek, French) NEHS-tər(English) NYEHS-tər(Russian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "returner, homecomer" in Greek, from νέομαι (neomai) meaning "to return". 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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNestori(Finnish) Nestore(Italian) Néstor(Spanish)
Same SpellingNéstor
User SubmissionsNèstor, Nestòr


People think this name is

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Name Days

Bulgaria: October 27
France: February 26
Greece: October 27
Poland: February 26
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Entry updated June 9, 2023