Nestor Name Meaning & Origin

Nestor

Pronunciation: NEHS-ter (key)

Origin of the name Nestor:

Derived from the Greek nēstor (the one going or departing).

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In Greek mythology, Nestor was an Argonaut. He became King of Pylos after Heracles killed Nestor's family.

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Nestor Carbonell, an American actor best known for playing the character Richard on "Lost".
Nestor Kirchner, former President of Argentina.

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Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey

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