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What does Nester mean?

Nester Pronunciation of Nester [nester] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Nester is "traveler". Nester is a variant form of Nestor (Greek): also possibly "homecoming".

Associated with: greek.


Nester has 1 variant: Nestore.

2 more alternative forms via Nestor: Nesterio and Nestorio.

Creative forms:
(male) Naster, Nister, ..

(female) Nener, Nesey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nester Donnell (N.D.), ..

How popular is Nester?

Nester is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5749 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Nester (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Nestor (#1389 a year ago). This form of Nester reached the top of its popularity 2 decades ago and has become significantly less common since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nestor in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nester and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alester, Alter, Alyster, Asher, Becher, Berger, Buster, Carter, Casper, Caster, Chester, Colter, Coster, Decker, Dekker, Dempster, Denver, Dexter, Dieter, Feste, Fester, Forester, Forster, Foster, Guenter, Heber, Heder, Jasper, Jesper, Keder, Keefer, Kenner, Kester, Krister, Lester, Lexer, Meier, Mercer, Meyer, Minster, Nadeer, Nader, Nagler, Naseer, Naser, Nasr, Neale, Neel, Nelsen, Neper, Neven, Nezer, Osher, Osker, Peder, Pepper, Peter, Porter, Potter, Renier, Ritter, Seager, Sender, Slater, Telfer, Vester, Walter, Webbster, Weber, Webster, Werner, Westen, Wister, Yaseer and Yasser. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nester.

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