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What does Nereus mean?

Nereus Pronunciation of Nereus [nereus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin. Mythology: Nereus was the old man of the sea, father of the sea nymphs, the Nereids.

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, mythology, old, sea



(male) Nareus, ..

(female) Nenes, Neree, ..

Nereus Thiago (N.T.), ..

How popular is Nereus?

Nereus is an unusual first name for males. Nereus is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Nereus has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nereus name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Nereus is pronounced similarly to Norris and Nuris. Other recommended names are Aegeus, Aengus, Aeolus, Aigeus, Alfeus, Andreus, Anteus, Argus, Arius, Artus, Beamus, Bemus, Celsus, Cetus, Cirrus, Cyrus, Darius, Delius, Derrius, Deus, Emerus, Feargus, Fergus, Festus, Firus, Hermus, Ireneus, Jarius, Jesous, Jesus, Lexus, Marcus, Marius, Markus, Mateus, Naren, Narses, Nechum, Neel, Neely, Nehum, Neils, Nels, Neper, Ner, Neven, Nevins, Newel, Newell, Nezer, Niels, Niles, Nuru, Nyles, Nyree, Perseus, Remus, Seamus, Sergius, Seumus, Sextus, Sirius, Straus, Terrius, Theseus, Tyrus, Ursus and Zeus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nereus.