Infographic of Nestor name meaning, which is “A wise old man,” in allusion to an old king who proved himself a wise counselor to the Greeks in their siege of Troy.
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Nestor Name Popularity

How popular is the name Nestor? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 1,123 6 0.0009%
1915 1,436 5 0.0006%
1916 1,094 10 0.001%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 1,430 6 0.0005%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 1,374 6 0.0005%
1927 1,488 5 0.0005%
1928 1,417 6 0.0006%
1929 0 0%
1930 1,096 13 0.0012%
1931 1,267 7 0.0007%
1932 1,454 5 0.0005%
1933 0 0%
1934 960 16 0.0017%
1935 1,026 13 0.0013%
1936 1,188 7 0.0007%
1937 0 0%
1938 994 14 0.0014%
1939 0 0%
1940 1,272 6 0.0006%
1941 1,352 5 0.0004%
1942 0 0%
1943 1,218 7 0.0005%
1944 0 0%
1945 1,330 5 0.0004%
1946 1,221 8 0.0005%
1947 1,183 11 0.0007%
1948 1,071 15 0.0009%
1949 1,103 13 0.0008%
1950 1,012 17 0.0011%
1951 1,215 10 0.0006%
1952 994 21 0.0012%
1953 1,001 20 0.0011%
1954 1,009 20 0.0011%
1955 1,150 13 0.0007%
1956 1,085 17 0.0009%
1957 922 31 0.0016%
1958 879 35 0.0019%
1959 925 31 0.0016%
1960 933 29 0.0015%
1961 975 26 0.0014%
1962 808 46 0.0025%
1963 953 27 0.0015%
1964 970 26 0.0015%
1965 966 24 0.0015%
1966 863 34 0.0022%
1967 844 36 0.0024%
1968 895 31 0.0021%
1969 826 46 0.003%
1970 818 55 0.0035%
1971 888 42 0.0028%
1972 844 48 0.0035%
1973 828 52 0.004%
1974 768 67 0.0052%
1975 906 43 0.0033%
1976 832 57 0.0044%
1977 897 49 0.0036%
1978 798 70 0.0052%
1979 807 70 0.005%
1980 748 90 0.0062%
1981 770 83 0.0056%
1982 759 88 0.0059%
1983 763 81 0.0055%
1984 743 88 0.0059%
1985 675 119 0.0078%
1986 728 106 0.007%
1987 633 159 0.0104%
1988 614 191 0.0123%
1989 600 221 0.0137%
1990 588 247 0.0149%
1991 576 266 0.0163%
1992 570 277 0.0174%
1993 595 252 0.0162%
1994 618 236 0.0154%
1995 644 214 0.0142%
1996 681 188 0.0126%
1997 718 170 0.0115%
1998 701 189 0.0126%
1999 659 217 0.0145%
2000 704 199 0.013%
2001 742 185 0.0123%
2002 823 153 0.0102%
2003 849 155 0.0102%
2004 881 149 0.0098%
2005 807 186 0.0122%
2006 938 151 0.0096%
2007 923 162 0.0103%
2008 955 150 0.0097%
2009 1,099 110 0.0074%
2010 1,073 117 0.0081%
2011 1,231 79 0.0055%
2012 1,273 74 0.0052%
2013 1,276 73 0.0051%
2014 1,262 74 0.0051%
2015 1,211 87 0.006%
2016 1,372 63 0.0044%
2017 1,197 87 0.0062%
2018 1,400 56 0.0041%
2019 1,244 80 0.0059%
2020 1,657 48 0.0038%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nester

Traveler

Greek

Nesterio

Traveler

Greek

Nestore

Traveler

Greek

Nestorio

Traveler

Greek


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