Gender: Masculine
Origin: Greek
Meaning: “homecoming.”

In Homer’s the Iliad, the name is borne by the wise and advisory king of Pylos. It was also borne by a few early Christian saints.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Nestor Νεστωρ Нестор (Bulgarian/English/French/German/Greek/Polish/Russian)
  • Nèstor (Catalan)
  • Nestór (Czech)
  • Néstor (Galician/Portuguese/Spanish)
  • Nestore (Italian)
  • Nestoras (Lithuanian)

Designated name-days are:  February 26 (France/Poland), September 8 (Poland), October  27 (Bulgaria/Greece), November 9 (Poland).

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