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).